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Sister Bisirat’s letter

Read the full exchange here.

Here follows Sister Bisirat Misgina’s moving letter e-mailed (more…)

His kingdom, and their education, for a sip of water.

“And whosoever shall give to drink to one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, amen I say to you, he shall not lose his reward.” Mt. x:24

“The name of the disciple” in this case is (more…)

Reply of the Bishop

The positive and informative reply of His Excellency, Bishop Tesfassilassie of Adigrat (Ethiopia) has (more…)

“Do nothing without the bishop.” St. Ignatius of Antioch

Read below NCCL’s e-mail & letter to the Eparch of Adigrat, Ethiopia, asking him to bless and guide NCCL forward in the project to dig wells in the Irob region of his eparchy — the Eastern Catholic name for a “diocese”. (more…)

A report … to make you weep in pity.

ethiopians_line_up_for_water_3-2014For the love of Christ-God and the least of his brethren, dying of thirst, will you help the poor, suffering natives of Irob county by helping to dig a well or two for them? (more…)

Update: rounding up the needed partners

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Pending a report to help assess the situation in the Irob region of Tigray, Ethiopia stricken with severe drought, NCCL Directors have conferred and now intend to partner with other charities and local authorities in order to drill at least (more…)

“Good God, all they need is for someone to help dig a well.”

ethiopian_villagers_queue_to_take_water_from_well_in_draught_3-2014The words captioned above were uttered today in a prayer full of tears for the poor villagers of Awo in the Irob county of northwestern Ethiopia, suffering from prolonged, severe drought. (more…)