Stories of Hope

In light of COVID-19 we wanted share with you some stories of HOPE and transformation. The women in The Tesfa Project—Women’s Empowerment Program are transforming their communities and bringing HOPE to the lives of their families. Thanks to generous supporters like you the women in our program are empowered to create a different legacy for their children to follow—One of HOPE, strength and dignity! 

Child Sponsorship Saves Lives

DURING THESE UNCERTIAN TIMES CHILD SPONSORHSIP PROVIDES: Nutritious Food— Our team has ensured that every family in our program will have nutritious food to get them through this storm.  Medical Care— The Tesfa Center Medical Clinic is up and running and our children take priority when it comes to receiving immediate care. Education— Children are the hope of their community and education is … Read More

COVID-19 Response

With your help, we can unleash the resources needed to better serve the at-risk rural communities we serve. March 19, 2020 We are hearing from our partners from the field as nation after nation is now moving into more extreme measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The coming days and weeks hold a lot of unknowns. People, both here and abroad, … Read More

From The Field | Myanmar Training

This is a picture of the courageous new Burmese Church Planters. There’s 26 of them. I am so impressed with their commitment and willingness to go into totally unreached villages to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Please pray for them. Tomorrow we will conclude the training by commissioning them, laying on of hands and praying for them. Then they … Read More

From The Field | Myanmar Update

We just completed our first day of training with the 71 Burmese Church Planters. Our team of 12 from the States were overwhelmed with the fortitude of these amazing men and women. A couple of the men had to travel for 5 days by motorcycle, boat and bus to get to the training. Who does that?! Personally I was very … Read More

Transformational Leadership in Ethiopia

In July 2019, we were invited to train the Executive Branch of the Ethiopian government in leadership development. When asked by a key Ethiopian leader, “What is the best leadership training?” we had to say Transformational Leadership by Ford Taylor. Over the years, we have had a very close alignment with Ford and the Transformational Leadership team and have used … Read More

Back-To-School Party

It’s back to school time in Gojo, Ethiopia, for the boys and girls in our Child Sponsorship Program! Thanks to the continual support of our child sponsorship donors, our team was able to hand-deliver educational materials and school supplies to every child before their 2012 E.C. school year begins. (Article: Why is the Ethiopian Calendar Seven Years Behind?) Without a … Read More

Opened Doors in Myanmar

Thank you to our partners at Vineyard Boise Christian Fellowship’s Missions Department, i-61 ministries for putting together this incredible story of the movement in Myanmar. God recently opened the doors to the country of Myanmar (Burma), a war-torn country that has been heavily locked down to tourist and the christian church for decades. Last fall, with the help of our … Read More

Living in HOPE, Even When It is Hard….

We are excited to share this next story of Negase Wokamale. She was so eager to be interviewed by our TESFA Project — Women’s Empowerment team that she came and found us and waited patiently for us to be ready. Who is Negase? A daughter, wife, mom, and grandma. What an incredible woman she is. She lost her husband over … Read More

“Someone Believed In Me and Changed My Future”

Irgibe Korsa - Petros Network Women

“My name is Irgibe Korsa, I am 30 years old, and I live in Gojo, Ethiopia with my three children. We didn’t always live in Gojo. We used to be farmers and live in the countryside. My husband was often drunk with the local drink. Once he passed away from liver disease, his parents chased us off their land, and … Read More