Hello Friends from Near and Far!

I am writing you all with a plan on my heart, specifically but not limited to these little ones you see above in the picture.

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Announcing the 15KM Walk-Run

On September 28th, 2014, VCDS will participate in the 15km, MEC ‘Race 6’ to be held at the beautiful Mundy Park in Coquitlam. This fun walk/run is to bring awareness of the great need in northern Ethiopia, specifically in the town of Woldia.

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5th Annual Fundraising Dinner

On September 28, 2013 VCDS held it’s annual fundraising dinner in Burnaby, British Columbia.

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Surprise Them With Chickens

New Year in September! That’s right, in Ethiopia the new calendar year dawns in the month of September unlike our Western counterparts who greet the new year in January. Why so?

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Kids Wanna Have Fun!

Every child deserves to have some fun – to have some semblance of normalcy and just get to be a kid.

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Welcoming Our 2013 Canadian Visitors

In April 2013, the VCDS Ethiopia team and in-country program was visited by a group of ladies from Relate Church in Surrey BC.

 

Led by Pastor Helen Balzer, who had previously visited the program in 2012, the group included Bisrat Libsekal (VCDS board member), and Lindsay Jangalee (Surrey) and Laurie Purdy (Abbotsford).

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A Snapshot of Christmas in Ethiopia

Did you know that Christmas in Ethiopia falls not on December 25 but rather on the 7th of January!

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