Category Archives: General

1-08-17 / Thank You! Successful Year End Campaign

Dear friends,   Thank you for being a part of the family! Thank you for supporting our growing kids, for sharing our work with your friends and family, and for listening to our needs.   You are making Omo Child’s … Continue reading

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12-08-16 / It Takes a Village – Sincerely Lale

Dear friends, As the year comes to a close, it is easy to become nostalgic about the growth and development we have seen here at Omo Child, both as an organization and as a family. Time seems to be racing … Continue reading

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11-28-16 / Six Years Ago Today…

Dear friends, Today is a very special day! Today we celebrate life, love, and hope. Today is Lale Chicha’s 6th birthday. I hold Lale very dear to my heart. Six years ago today, Lale Chicha was born to an unwed … Continue reading

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10-12-16 / 2016 Year End Campaign #SincerelyLale

Dear friends, Omo Child needs your help and we need it today! As you know, we run almost entirely on individual donors; people like you who have been touched by our work and contributed to our mission. Right now, we … Continue reading

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9-02-16 / Lale Labuko Returns to Ethiopia

Dear Friends, After four years of hard work dividing my time between the USA and Ethiopia, I am finally home with my family! Over the past four years I have devoted of my energy to getting my college education and growing our … Continue reading

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2-22-16 / Rescue Update – 2 Children Rescued, 8 Killed

For the past several years the Hamer Tribe has been encouraged to keep all mingi children in their villages. About 18-months ago, some Hamer villages stopped killing their children while others continued the practice. One village in the mountains near … Continue reading

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2-15-16 / Tragic News from the Omo Valley

Dear friends of Omo Child, We usually try to focus our communication on positive stories about our 45 children and staff at the home in Ethiopia, and how your contributions are helping generate those loving anecdotes. Today I need to communicate something different. For the … Continue reading

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1-15-16 / Thank You!

“I sustain myself with the love of family” -Maya Angelou We are so grateful for each and every one of you. You came together to have an incredibly profound impact on 45 young lives. It has been 5 years since … Continue reading

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12-30-15 / End of the Year

Happy New Year! With 2015 coming to a close, we are so very grateful to each and every one of you and all that you have done for Omo Child.  You have already begun to impact our children’s lives. You … Continue reading

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12-01-15 / #GivingTuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday! Join us TODAY for #GivingTuesday Today is the fifth annual Giving Tuesday, an international holiday that marks the start of the charitable giving season. Giving Tuesday is YOUR chance to make a difference in the lives … Continue reading

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