Why Ethiopia?

Why Ethiopia?  Aside from the fact, the Lord led me to adopt from Africa?  Adoption has always been in my world.  It has always been on my heart.  International adoption felt too far of a reach, but God.  His reach is further than mine.

 

 

Because 1/10 children die before one.

 

1/6 six children die before 5.

 

44% of the population

 

60% of kids stunted by malnutrition.

 

The median age is 17.8 years.

 

1.5 million people are infected with AIDS.

 

There are roughly 4.6 million orphans.

 

Per capita receives less aid than any other country in Africa.

 

1/2 of the kids will never attend school.

 

The doctor to child ratio is 1:24,000.

 

Why not?

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