For $30/month you can sponsor a child and offer hope for a brighter future.

Once you choose a child, please call our office at 800-342-5531 x502 to confirm your selection of a child, as our website is under construction. Thanks! 

Important note: When you select a child to sponsor, please write down their "ID Number" (example: NI100-00015)  or copy "Ctrl+C" it before proceeding. You will need the child's number to complete the sponsorship transaction.

If you have questions or problems at any point in the process of sponsoring, please call us - 800-342-5531 x502.

What does Super Sponsor mean? Our Super Sponsor used to sponsor over 600 kids, but now is unable to continue to support. To choose one of these children, look under country "Super Sponsor."

Abigia Wasihun


ID Number
ET450-05116
Gender
Female
Birthday
Feb 13, 2005
Age
12 years
Country
Ethiopia
School
Emmanel Light & Life
Interests
sliding
Needs
education, food, clothing
Health
good
Church
attends church and Sunday school
Siblings
1 sister

Ethiopia

My Country


Estimated Population
91,195,675 (July 2012 est.)
Land Area
slightly less than twice the size of Texas
Literacy Rate
42.7%
Death Rate
9.3 deaths/1,000 population
Location
Eastern Africa, west of Somalia
Economy
Ethiopia's economy is based on agriculture, which accounts for 46% of GDP and 85% of total employment. Coffee has been a major export crop. The agricultural sector suffers from poor cultivation practices and frequent drought.
People
Oromo 34.5%, Amara 26.9%, Somalie 6.2%, Tigraway 6.1%, Sidama 4%, Gurage 2.5%, Welaita 2.3%, Hadiya 1.7%, Affar 1.7%, Gamo 1.5%, Gedeo 1.3%, other 11.3%
State Religion
Orthodox 43.5%, Muslim 33.9%, Protestant 18.6%, traditional 2.6%, Catholic 0.7%, other 0.7%
Child Care Ministries

CIA World Factbook: Ethiopia