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Sponsor a waiting child

A child in Ethiopia is eager to have a sponsor so he/she can join the HMCHA
family. Your $360 a year provides a monthly payment for food for the whole family, and these special things for your sponsored child: field trip, medical care, bank account for graduation, a Christmas gift and a mentor who cares and visits the family and school. You’ll receive a bio and photo of your child and letters twice a year. Join the HMCHA family here in the U.S. We’d love to have you!

Camp for sponsored teens entering grades 8-10
Camp for sponsored teens entering grades 8-10

Going to high school is a big deal. Teens rent a room in Bishoftu and must learn to cook, shop for food, and navigate a big city while attending school taught in a different language.  It’s a huge adjustment.  HMCHA has a 10-day camp to help 
them plan for this new challenge.  They learn about time management, goal-setting, and do science experiments, practice their English and have fun bonding with their HMCHA friends.  Consider supporting a student at camp for only $23 per child.

Friendship Bracelets with Kandi & Martha

Adanu & Cindy meet

OCTOBER, 2023 TRIP TO ETHIOPIA WITH HMCHA!Come and see what God is doing in HMCHA's corner of Ethiopia!

Come and see what God is doing in HMCHA’s corner of Ethiopia!

Are you passionate about learning? Do you sponsor a child you’d love to meet? Ethiopia is known as the land of 13 months of sunshine, with stunning landscapes, wonderful people and important historic and some of the first Christian churches in the world. Travel with HMCHA and be transformed as you see what God is doing where we work. Meet our sponsored children and staff, form new relationships, learn about a new-old culture and walk with our children and staff in the hills of Yerer. You’ll return home changed and inspired with new understanding of being Christian in Africa.

DATES: October 15-27
COST: Land: $820, may need to be adjusted if inflation continues
AIR: Most likely with Qatar Airlines, approximately $1300
VISA: online single entry $82
CONTACT Carol Pfleiderer at for more information
Maximum group size: 12

Join our board in Minneapolis

HMCHA is looking for energetic, committed individuals who are interested in helping lead a growing Christian nonprofit and who can commit to a monthly meeting and 2-3 hours per month beyond the meeting time. Meetings take place in Minneapolis, MN in the evening.

Contact Jay Boyle at or 763-772-2752


Are you a writer? 
Volunteer to help write our email newsletter.  
Contact Carol Pfleiderer at or 952-465-1349

Help with mailings.  
Three or four times a year we send out newsletters and letters from sponsored children.  Help us fold, stuff and address these letters!  
Contact Carol Pfleiderer at or 952-465-1349