YETEBON, Ethiopia - (WXOW) An update on a story we first told you about in April. More>>
YETEBON, Ethiopia - (WXOW) Most of the people we met in Ethiopia owned one outfit. As you can imagine, shirts and pants wear out and rip quickly when you wear them every day. Gundersen volunteer Cheryl Vieth found her niche at Project Mercy mending clothes. More>>
Practicing medicine where there is a lack of electricity is a challenge to overcome.
To explain what’s happening here at Project Mercy and why this place is so special, you have to meet the children who live here. More>>
They wear the same outfit to school everyday; it’s the only outfit they have. Many kids wear dirty and ripped clothing; others don’t have shoes. More>>
The willingness to share and learn can overcome the language barriers.
Not one of the students at Project Mercy had glasses. Members of the Gundersen team helped a woman from Canada with screening the 1,500 students.