Category Archives: Omo Child

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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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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12-01-14 / A Message from Co-Founder Lale Labuko

Dear Friends, My wife, Gido, and I had a baby girl, Regina, born in June of 2007.  I cannot explain the feelings that came over me the second I saw her beautiful face!  I became a father!  Of course I … 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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