Ethiopia Orphanage

Take a life-changing journey to one of the poorest countries in the world, Ethiopia, Africa. From the moment you arrive, you will feel as though you have stepped back in time, where villagers still use donkey carts for carrying firewood and transportation into town.


Dates: June 17 – August 11, 2017


Teen Missions Trip (ages 13-19)

Travel:  After Commissioning you bus to the Orlando International Airport for a flight to Washington D.C. before boarding a flight across the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea and the Sahara Desert to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. From Addis Ababa you will bus eight hours, southwest to Bako.

Ministry:  Here you will begin construction of new buildings for an orphanage that has outgrown its existing location just outside of town. You will have the opportunity to present the Gospel in open-air meetings using puppets, drama and personal testimonies, bringing the story of Jesus to many for the first time.

Adventure:  After your time on the project, you will return to Addis Ababa where you will overnight in a hotel and have the opportunity to shop in the Merkato – the largest open-air market in Africa! The market is especially well-known for its supply of traditional Ethiopian garments, Ethiopian souvenirs and coffee beans.

Project Expense: $4890 U.S. plus $30 Registration Fee


(Note: Teams are filled on a first come, first served basis.) Return to Mission Trips List



  1. Interested in this trip as well as Khazakstan. What are the accommodations on these two trips? Are there spots for guys open on these teams? How many have signed up?

    • Amy, Both are good choices, but very different. We are still working on accommodations, but please don’t let that influence your decision as that can change, even at the last minute. There are spots for both guys and girls on both teams.

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