Category Archives: Mingi

4-29-16 / Omo Child Documentary Now Available!

Dear Omo Child Family, The moment we’ve all been waiting for! The award winning documentary Omo Child: The River and the Bush is now available! We could not be more excited to announce that the Omo Child Movie is on … 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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7-27-15 / Summer Update – Clean Water in the Kara Tribe!

  Dear Friends, We have just returned from the Omo Valley where we celebrated the dedication of clean water projects at the three main Kara villages. Using state of the art solar technology to pump and purify, nearly 6000 people … Continue reading

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3-04-15 / Welcome Baby Muse To The Omo Child Family

  Dear Friends, Balo Banko is a 20 year old girl in Southwest Ethiopia living a nightmare we cannot even imagine. While expecting her first baby, in her world, her baby was seen as a curse.  The only way to … Continue reading

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1-05-15 / More Than A Home – Thank You!

  Dear Friends, We want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making our More Than A Home campaign so successful. Thanks to you, we raised $69,850. As you all know, Omo Child is completely donor funded. Thanks … Continue reading

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11-01-14 / More Than A Home

  Dear Friends, With your love, compassion and support Omo Child has been able to rescue and provide for 44 wonderful children. They have all been given a second chance at life. We could not have gotten this far without … Continue reading

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9-24-14 / Erica Usher’s Story

Dear Friends, Erica Usher is Chair of the Project Matrix Group, a sub-group of the Diplomatic Spouses Group of Ethiopia.  Currently on leave from the Canadian diplomatic service, Erica has lived in Addis Ababa for two years.  Erica is a … Continue reading

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9-24-14 / Busy Summer at Omo Child

Dear Friends, The extraordinary journey of Omo Child continued through the summer with the children growing and developing in a secure home.  In addition to our work to care, nourish and love the children of the Omo Child Home there … Continue reading

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7-16-14 / Breaking with Brutal Tradition: Ann Curry Reports on NBC Nightly News

A few months ago Omo Child founders John Rowe and Lale Labuko sat down with Ann Curry for an interview at 30 Rock in New York City.  We are very excited to share Ann Curry’s report which aired on The … Continue reading

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5-28-14 / Kara, Hamer, and Bena Tribe Elders Bless the Children

A few weeks ago,  on April 19th, elders from the Kara, Hamer, and Bena tribes came to the Omo Child home in Jinka, Ethiopa for a very special event.  The elders came to meet, visit with and most importantly bless … Continue reading

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