Posts in Ethiopia 2019
Ethiopia #2: "Orphan Sunday"

by Frank Dimmock

Greetings in Christ from Gambella. Yesterday was a busy day of meetings with partners from the Presbyterian Church of South Sudan who are living and working in the refugee camps here. There are over 400,000 South Sudanese refugees here in six camps. More than 80% are women and children and the vast majority come from a Presbyterian background.

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Ethiopia #1: Healing the Wounds of Trauma

by Frank Dimmock

Yesterday was a busy but exciting day. Navigating Nairobi traffic, I was able to pay the printer and collect 200 copies of the Healing the Wounds of Trauma curriculum which has been translated into Nuer. Nuer is the heart language of the South Sudanese with whom The Outreach Foundation is working. I flew on to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with my precious cargo of books and will be going to Gambella, at 5:30 a.m. tomorrow, where the Nuer refugees from South Sudan are encamped. We will be getting updates about the trauma healing work and the education programs in each of the six camps. I am excited to see what progress has been made since June – and they are very excited to receive the training materials in their own language!

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