Ethiopia is a country rich in history and culture. Boasting one of the world’s oldest human settlements as well as over 90 spoken languages, makes it a truly unique place to visit. Ethiopia is also the birthplace of coffee, and is one of the world’s largest coffee exporters. A visit to this beautiful country is not complete without a detour from the capital to the historic sites of Aksum and Lalibella, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Sixty percent of Ethiopians practice Christianity, primarily as Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Christians. The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church and the Coptic Orthodox Church share a long, peaceful history and are in full communion as parts of the larger community of Oriental Orthodox Christians.
Ethiopia has a moderate climate with temperatures ranging between 6° C (43° F ) and 26° C (79° F ). It is not unusual to have a sunny days punctuated with a few hours of rain in the mountainous regions of the country.
All visitors to Ethiopia who are not Kenya or Djibouti nationals are required to obtain a visa. Visas can be obtained either in embassies and consulates outside of Ethiopia, or in Ethiopia’s Bole International Airport.
Airport visas are only available for nationals of the countries listed here. Visa fees tend to be higher in the airport than in Ethiopian embassies. A schedule of fees for US visas can be found here.
Through God’s grace and the help of 18 healthcare professionals (physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, and one physical therapist) and 3 students from USA, Austria, Scotland & Egypt; 3,620 patients were examined and treated plus 820 kids who were served in different schools and orphanages.
The service is divided into two parts; the medical part where group of health professionals see & treat patients on a daily basis. They also conduct medical presentations to medical college students in the universities over there. The spiritual group on the other hand serve kids & youth in schools, orphanages and Sunday school.
Come & serve God with the talents and gifts He gave you whether in the medical field or the spiritual field and don’t miss out the blessings God has in store for you.