Monthly Archives: July 2012

7-14-12 / Mingi Eliminated in the Kara Tribe Offically!

  Hello Friends, We are very excited to announce that Kara tribal elders have offically ended the practice of Mingi in their tribe today, July 14th. There was a large ceremony held in Dus Village today to offically end the … Continue reading

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7-05-12 / OMO CHILD News from our Co-Founder, John Rowe

John Rowe’s “Omo Woman and Child” Southwest Ethiopia, 2009 Hello Friends, In a few days I depart for Ethiopia for what may be the most important trip of my life. OMO CHILD has convinced the elders of the Kara tribe … Continue reading

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7-01-12 / OMO CHILD + Renowned Documentary Photographer Steve McCurry

  Hello Friends, Renowned National Geographic Documentary Photographer Steve McCurry To Visit OMO CHILD Home in Ethiopia We are very excited – and honored – to announce that world-renowned documentary photographer Steve McCurry will be traveling to the Omo Valley … Continue reading

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7-01-12 / Kara Elders Meet To Discuss Ending Mingi

  Hello Friends, We reached out on Monday via e-mail blast to all of our OMO CHILD supporters, and shared a very important progress update regarding the stopping of Mingi in the Kara tribe this summer. Today we want to … Continue reading

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7-01-12 / OMO CHILD News

Hello Friends, It’s going to be a busy summer for OMO CHILD! We’ve made some tremendous progress regarding the elimination of Mingi in one of the tribes in the Omo Valley. Our Founder, Lale Labuko, has been on the ground … Continue reading

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