Ethiopia

From degraded land to fertile land

Ethiopian President Girma Wolde-Giorgis presented a first-place “Green Award” to a Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) partner organization in a televised ceremony, Feb. 7.

Written by Emily Will

Ethiopian President Girma Wolde-Giorgis presented a first-place “Green Award” to a Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) partner organization in a televised ceremony, Feb. 7.

The award, which includes a plaque, certificate and green band saying “green hero,” recognizes Migibare Senay Children and Family Support Organization (MSCFSO) for its outstanding work in restoring exhausted land for agricultural use, by and for impoverished individuals and families.

WCC general secretary talks development and peace with H.H. Abune Paulos and president of Ethiopia, and Addresses Christians celebrating the Feast of the Holy Cross

Tveit with H.H. Abune Paulos (pic courtesy WCC)
The World Council of Churches’ general secretary, the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, met in separate meetings with H.H. Abune Paulos, partriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church and with Ethiopia’s president, Girma Woldegiorgis, to discuss development and regional peace.

The World Council of Churches’ general secretary, the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, met in separate meetings with H.H. Abune Paulos, partriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church and with Ethiopia’s president, Girma Woldegiorgis, to discuss development and regional peace.

Syndicate content