Transforming Nebiyu…

A snapshot of Nebiyu’s journey off of the streets and back with his mom… Joe and Karyn BridgesWe are really just ordinary people who have fallen in love with the people of Ethiopia, especially the children. Many stats report that 100,000 of these children live on the streets of Addis Ababa. After experiencing this firsthand in 2006, we helped start …

Karyn’s Spicy Ethiopian Lentils

Give this easy spin on an Ethiopian classic – Miser Wat – a try. You can thank us later! Karyn Bridges learned how to make this dish from her good friend, Rosa, when living in Ethiopia in 2009 and 2010. Ingredients: 1.5 cups of uncooked red lentils 1 small onion finely chopped ¼ cup water 1/3 cup oil (Karyn uses …

Nega Shares Desse’s Story

In this video Nega Meaza shares Desse’s amazing story of leaving the streets forever. Visit the Permanently His page to learn how Nega’s visit to the U.S. will impact many more children after he returns to Ethiopia. Joe and Karyn BridgesWe are really just ordinary people who have fallen in love with the people of Ethiopia, especially the children. Many …

Nega with halfway home boys

Famous

Recently some good friends of mine asked their kids, “What Christian do you know that should be famous?” One of their children answered, “Mommy and Nega Meaza.” This child had met Nega during his recent visit to Memphis and had heard him share many testimonies about how God is transforming the lives of street children through his team. She also …