Tuesday, October 13, 2009

The Children and Young Adults of YWAM Mercy Development

The Children and Young Adults of YWAM Mercy Development

Please email me if you would like to sponsor one of these children.



Full name: Ababa G’hiwot


Sex: female

Age: 20

Place of Birth: Axum

Background: She doesn’t have any family and had been living with her aunt. Due to persecution she left her aunts home and worked in households of people. Through a friend she found to YWAM MD.

Situation: She is attending grade 11 at school. She likes to read fictions. For the future she would like to be a supporter of children.


Full name: Alem Kedani


Sex: female

Age: 19

Place of Birth: Bahir Dar

Background: She had been living on the streets for six years until YWAM MD met her.

Situation: She is attending grade 7 at school. After ten years she was able to meet her mother who is HIV positive.


Full name: Bethlehem Tesfay


Sex: female

Age: 9

Place of Birth: Addis Ababa

Background: Her mother died tragically when she was about two years old. She doesn’t know her father. She has one older brother.

Situation: At school she is attending grade 2. She speaks already very good English and likes talking to foreigners, who are visiting YWAM. She is a joyful girl and meets people in an open-hearted way.

 

Full name: Binyam Fekadu


Sex: male

Age: 14

Place of Birth: Addis Ababa

Background: He had been living on the streets on and off before he came to the center of YWAM MD. It is not sure yet who is his mother and sister.

Situation: At school he is attending grade 5. His passion is especially for his pigeons on the compound which he feed and care for. For the future he would like to become a doctor.


Full name: Dawit Tadesse


Sex: male

Age: 14

Place of Birth: Gende Beret

Background: He has all family members and is the brother of Abdissa.

Situation: At school he is attending grade 5. He likes English and Sport. At church he is involved in the youth group.


Full name: Dawit Teshome


Sex: male

Age: 13

Place of Birth: Gondar

Background: He has no family. When his mother passed away the neighbors cared for the children. But after some time they brought them to YWAM MD because they couldn’t afford support anymore. His twin brother Yohannes is also with Mercy Development.

Situation: He is attending grade 5 at school. He is eager to study and likes to present what he can. In the future he wants to become a teacher.


Full name: Ejob Tesfay


Sex: Male

Age: 2.5

Birth place: Addis Ababa

Background: He had been living on the streets with his mother until YWAM MD took both into the center. Now they live in a rented house supported by YWAM MD.

Situation: He is an active and joyful boy and the youngest of all


Full name: Epherem Kibru


Sex: male

Age: 17

Place of Birth: Nazret

Background: His family was very poor and he left when he was 4 years old to live on the street. After seven years YWAM MD met him and brought him to the center.

Situation: He is attending grade 7 at school. He is longing to go the way which God has prepared for him. He loves spending time in prayer and can imagine to work as a missionary. At church he is a singer and started a prayer group for the youth


Full name: Eyob Belchew


Sex: male

Age: 17

Place of Birth: Addis Ababa

Background: His family passed away and he had been living on the streets for five years. He has one sister.

Situation: He is attending grade 6 at school. He loves to make music and plays the piano at church. He joined the choir at the church. For the future he wants to become a technical engineer.


Full name: Girma Garado


Sex: male

Age: 16

Place of Birth: Djebouti

Background: He has two brothers, his parents passed away several years ago. Due to that he had been living on the streets for five years. YWAM MD met him on the street while giving bread and tea in the night and took him into the center.

Situation: At school he is attending grade 8. His favorite subject is English. He loves playing soccer and is part of a soccer team at school. At church he is involved in the youth group.


Full name: Helen Gelawu


Sex: female

Age: 15

Place of Birth: Addis Ababa

Background: Her mother passed away and she doesn’t know her father. She has one half-sister, Lydia, who is also living in the center.

Situation: At school she is attending grade 7. She likes playing basket ball. For the future she would like to become a doctor or an artist.


Full name: Jerusalem (Kimia)


Sex: female

Age: 19

Place of Birth: Harar

Background: She is the youngest child of seven children, grown up in a Moslem family. She had been living with her aunt in Harar, moved to Debre Zeit due to problems. YWAM MD got her there and took her into the center.

Situation: She is attending grade 10 at school. Her favorite subject is biology and she’s longing to become a doctor in the future,


Full name: Lidya


Sex: female

Age: 21

Place of Birth: Addis Ababa

Background: She had been living on the streets and was the first girl that YWAM MD took in the center. Her family has passed away. Helen, her sister, is also living in the center.

Situation: She is working in an advertising enterprise. Together with Mena she is living in an apartment close


Full name: Melat Fekadu


Sex: female

Age: 10

Place of Birth: Addis Ababa

Background: She had been living on the streets on and off. Through the Kebele she got to YWAM MD with her brother Benyam. Her mother is still alive.

Situation: At school she is attending grade 4. She likes the English lesson the most and wants to become an engineer



Full name: Mena


Sex: female

Age: 22

Place of Birth: Addis Ababa

Background: She doesn’t have parents and got persecuted from her brother. So YWAM MD took her to the center.

Situation: She is working in the office of an advertising enterprise and enjoys her job. Beside that she is taking computer classes. She loves fellowship with people and enjoys good food. Together with Lidya she is living in an apartment close to YWAM MD.


Full name: Samuel Kader


Sex: male

Age: 10

Place of Birth: Gurage

Background: He has no family members and lived on the streets for three years until he was brought in the center of YWAM MD.

Situation: At school he is attending grade 1. He is an active boy and eager to learn. He wants to become a policeman


Full name: Tibletse


Sex: female

Age: 18

Place of Birth: Wallo

Background: She had been living on the streets for six years until YWAM met her while giving bread and tea.

Situation: She is attending grade 10 at school. In the church she is involved in the work with the youth group.


Full name: Yamlakwork Getu


Sex: female

Age: 15

Place of Birth: Addis Ababa

Background: She has a mother and her brother Kalaeb lives also with Mercy Development. At the time she came to YWAM MD her mother has been very sick. She had been selling tissue paper on the streets to get an income.

Situation: At school she is attending grade 10. She likes reading biographies. For the future she would like to become a doctor or a hostess. Recently she assisted at a conference where she sang and shared the gospel.


Full name: Yohannes Teshome


Sex: male

Age: 12

Place of Birth: Gondar

Background: He has no family. When his mother passed away the neighbors cared for the children. But after some time they brought them to YWAM MD because they couldn’t afford support anymore. His twin brother Dawit is also with Mercy Development.

Situation: He is attending grade 5 at school. His nickname is Candy due to his sweetness. For the future he wants to be an Evangelist.In HH


Full name: Yohannes Wendesen


Sex: male

Age: 10

Place of Birth: Gojam

Background: His mother passed away while she was working in the household of other people. He doesn’t know his father. He lived on the streets for one week until YWAM MD met him and brought him to the center.

Situation: At school he is attending grade 2. For the future he wants to become a doctor or a pastor.


Full name: Yonas Neguse


Sex: male

Age: 14

Place of Birth: Addis Ababa

Background: He lost his parents and had been living on the streets for four years. He has sisters and one brother.

Situation: At school he is attending grade 5. He likes playing football. In the future he would like to become a doctor or a scientist. At church he is involved in the youth group and has a big heart for prayer.


Full name: Kaleab Getu


Sex: male

Age: 18

Place of Birth: Addis Ababa

Background: He supported his mother through selling tissue paper. At the time YWAM MD met him, his mother had been very sick. Due to some whichcraft activities he almost lost his mind. YWAM MD took him in the center, where they prayed for him. He got delivered and decided to follow Jesus more intimately. His sister is also living in the compound of Mercy Development.

Situation: He is attending grade 9 at school where he likes biology and physics. In his free time he likes to read fictions and the bible. He is interested in becoming a doctor or an engineer in the future. At church he helps in the youth group and started to play the guitar.

2 comments:

  1. It's so awesome to see how GOD is growing this program!!! Glory!

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