Tires Have a Short Life In Ethiopia!

How long does a set of tires last in Ethiopia? Jim (President of MF) just told me that our Landcruisers chew up a set of tires every 3-4 months! Roads are extremely rugged in Wolaitta, Southern Ethiopia where we operate. Our present 2 vehicles are on the road ALL day on an average of 6…

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Land for New Mossy Foot Headquarters in Soddo, Ethiopia

Recently the Ethiopian Government designated a parcel of land to give to The Mossy Foot Project for future development of a campus for administration, treatment, training, and research. Building plans include: Administration Building Shoe Making Building Vocational Training Center Dormitory for those in training Kitchen and Dining Building Research Building Guest Quarters Garage The construction…

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Mossy Foot Vocational Training

Vocational training provides a means for mossy foot patients to support themselves and their families. Here a barber who also works his farm near Kercheche, stops farming and “opens shop” whenever someone needs a haircut. One barber saved his earnings and bought medicine to treat other mossy foot patients. In his spare time he would…

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New Vehicle on It’s Way

Our new, 13 passenger ( very small people) Toyota Land Cruiser will be making the rounds of the Mossy Foot clinics soon! It has been several years that we have awaited another vehicle. The roads in Ethiopia can only be traversed efficiently via 4WD vehicles. Hence the availability of adequate transportation has limited the expansion…

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