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Covenant Mercies exists to serve orphans in collaboration with indigenous local churches in the developing world.

A Special Visit in Addis Ababa: Meeting Tinbite

A Special Visit in Addis Ababa: Meeting Tinbite

A few months ago I took my friend, Nora (10 years old), to see one of her favorite artists in concert. During the intermission they had a ministry present sponsorship opportunities for orphans in other countries. Nora, with her soft heart, turned to me and asked,...

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An Encouraging Story from Ethiopia: Meet Abreham

An Encouraging Story from Ethiopia: Meet Abreham

As a young boy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Abreham Gashaw lost his father in an automobile accident. Now widowed, his mother struggled to keep various jobs in order to make ends meet. Abreham describes this time in his life: "The time that I had lost my father, that was...

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2018 Covenant Mercies Impact Infographic

We are delighted to share our 2018 Impact Infographic, highlighting the ways our partners and donors made a difference in Uganda, Zambia, and Ethiopia this year. 2018 Impact Infographic Facts: This year, we developed a site plan for our brand new primary school in...

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How Does Covenant Mercies “Do Justice?”

How Does Covenant Mercies “Do Justice?”

When we introduced our beautiful new Do Justice, Love Mercy t-shirt on Covenant Mercies Sunday at our founding church, a great question was raised at the sales table. One person asked, “How is Covenant Mercies doing justice?” There are many ways to answer this...

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A Visit to Remember: Meeting Tamrat in Addis Ababa

A Visit to Remember: Meeting Tamrat in Addis Ababa

Sponsor and guest blogger Megan Crowell reflects on her visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this year. Megan and her husband Steve had the opportunity to meet with Covenant Mercies staff and their sponsored child, Tamrat, in his home. Our oldest son was born in Ethiopia...

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An Exciting New Campaign: Mapalo Scholarship Fund

An Exciting New Campaign: Mapalo Scholarship Fund

Education has always been a core component of Covenant Mercies’ programs, as we seek to break cycles of poverty in the developing world. In Sub-Saharan Africa, many children never complete primary school. Through our Orphan Sponsorship Program, fatherless children are...

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