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Sustainability: Western Propaganda or Realistic Hope? (Nov 28 '14)

If there is any lack in the Welayita countryside, it is certainly not of natural beauty. Green-carpeted landscape meets the eye in all directions. And yet the people in this area of southern Ethiopia remain desperately poor, many convinced that they cannot rise out of poverty without outside help. Pastor Getachew Yosef, leader of a Catholic renewal movement throughout southern Ethiopia, is on a mission to change that. For the last three years his movement has been linked with Hope In View through occasional trainings on small group discipleship. Over the years they have set up over 160... [more]