Street Child Restoration

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The Forsaken Children’s (TFC) street child restoration ministry is a multifaceted project that works with two primary groups of children: those who are on the verge of “streetism” and those who are full time street children. The central component of TFC’s work with these two groups of children is the transforming Gospel of Jesus Christ. […]

Sustainability: Kota Ganate

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Kota Ganate represents The Forsaken Children’s (TFC) commitment to sustainability. Through the Kota Ganate Agriculture Project TFC aims to: Support the street child restoration ministry in Lideta (Addis Ababa), Ethiopia via sustainable income generation Reduce child trafficking in southern Ethiopia via improved agricultural production and economic growth Kota Ganate means “Hidden Garden” in the tribal language of […]

Street to School

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I met Esayas in 2009.  He came to our drop-in center for street child restoration as a broken and desperate 16-year-old. I soon learned his story… You see, instead of attending school, Esayas was spending his days performing grueling manual labor to support his disabled mother. Seeing this boy’s heart through the rough, overworked exterior, […]


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    Liz, Misty, and Anna are serving with our amazing Ethiopian team in Addis Ababa this summer. A key part of their work will be to provide training on basic counseling techniques to the men and women who work directly with the street children. The team will be blogging about their experiences, allowing us to get a taste […]

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    Unsung Heroes: Alex

    His love is not isolated or out of convenience but of natural reaction.

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    Unsung Heroes

    My heart goes out to these unsung heroes working, battling, fierce-fully loving these forsaken children every day, but I am encouraged by the strength they attain from The Lord. The work that is done here is a testament for unnatural work the Spirit can accomplish when given freedom to do so.

Family Reintegration

Watch Alemayu's Reunion With His Mother, a beautiful success story unfolded for you in the video above:

Alemayu, an 11-year-old boy, was taken from his home in rural Ethiopia when he was 7-years-old to work in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s Capital. Seen here is the moment he sees his mother for the first time after being gone for 4 years. Thanks to The Forsaken Children and especially their ground efforts in Ethiopia, Alemayu is now living with his family again.

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