Category Archives: Omo Valley

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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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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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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2-28-14 / Book Publisher Phaidon

photo: John Rowe   Wow… It was great to see this on Phaidon’s hompage today!  Thanks to Steve McCurry and Phaidon helping to tell our story. The Omo Child Team

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2-24-14 / Steve McCurry’s Children of the Omo Blog Post

Please take a moment and look at Steve McCurry’s latest blog post about Omo Child and Lale Labuko!  Thank you Steve for continuing to support the work of Omo Child.

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1-25-13 / Steve McCurry Expedition: Omo Valley 2013

Steve McCurry in the Omo.  Steve McCurry, legendary photographer, will be hosting a photography expedition to the Omo Valley in Ethiopia this Summer. Dates: August 4 to August 14, 2013 This once in a lifetime expedition with Steve McCurry will … Continue reading

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8-20-12 / OMO Child, Co-Founder John Rowe Receives Award

Our Co-Founder, John Rowe received an award on July, 14th from South Omo Zone Chief Administrator, Molloka Wubneh Toriche.  OMO CHILD was awarded for it’s role in stopping infanticide in the Kara tribe in the Omo Valley, Southwest Ethiopia. English Translation: Certificate … Continue reading

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