Ethiopia

Supporting vulnerable children through quality Christian education, two nutritious meals a day, and sustainable business opportunities.

At a Glance

Working closely with Ethiopian leaders and veteran missionary staff from Misgana Ministries, Lifesong for Orphans is partnering to serve the Ziway and Adami Tulu communities in Ethiopia.
1081 Children Served
105 In-Country Staff
2009 Year established

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Our Mission

In partnership with Misgana Minstries, our schools (in Ziway & Adami Tulu) are known as the best in the city. They strive for academic achievement and increased use and understanding of English, while providing two nutritious meals a day. Along with providing their educational needs, we also seek to incorporate spiritual emphasis with daily prayer, Bible reading, Bible memorization, and celebrating Christian holidays such as Christmas and Easter.

Our three school campuses provide education for Nursery students through Grade 8. Without a quality education, children have little to no hope of breaking the cycle of gripping poverty. Our hope is to not only provide education, but also share the love of Christ with students as we guide them into a hopeful future.

“Without a quality education, children have little to no hope of breaking the cycle of gripping poverty.”

IMPACT of Lifesong Ethiopia & Misgana Ministries:

  • Providing a healthy feeding program for students to prevent malnutrition
  • Planting seeds of the Gospel in our students hearts
  • Supporting evangelism in local churches
  • Aiding individuals with special needs
  • Working towards sustainable business ventures
  • Planning for future vocational training 

Current Projects

Ethiopia High School

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100% pass rate of 8th grade students in Ethiopia

This Blew Us Away… {Ethiopia Update}

Praising God for His provision for our students in Ethiopia, Gary Ifft, director of Lifesong’s schools in Ethiopia shared this update with us … We have just received some really good news! All of our eighth grade students passed their national exams. Last year we had one classroom of 39 students who all [...] Continue Reading »

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Advocates Provide New Science Labs in Ethiopia

Enjoy this update from Ethiopia Advocate, Shonda Dietz, as she reflects on a recent trip to Ethiopia with her family…   “My family recently had the privilege of spending the week at the Lifesong for Orphans’ schools in Ethiopia. We have five children (ages 5, 6, 8, 9 and 12). Our youngest and middle [...] Continue Reading »

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Abraham Needs Your Help!

GIVE the gift of…EDUCATION. Abraham, just starting his 8th grade year, is hopeful, not only for himself, but for his classmates, a high school will be built to provide secondary education at the Lifesong School in Ethiopia.  Last year, because a high school wasn’t built yet, the students entering the ninth [...] Continue Reading »