Tag Archives: John Rowe

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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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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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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10-10-12 / KPBS Interview with Dwane Brown

Dear Friends, Please watch this Interview: John Rowe interviewed by KPBS  Thank you and Enjoy! OMO CHILD  

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9-30-12 / Back from the Omo, Ethiopia

  Kara Children, Dus Village, Southwest Ethiopia. Photo: John Rowe. Dear Friends, It was an extraordinary summer. In July, we were invited to attend the Kara tribal ceremony to end “Mingi” or the killing of cursed children. After four years … Continue reading

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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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