The last week in February 2020, a team of approximately ten plus doctors (including eye doctors, dentists, and nurses) arrived at our school, Hundee Ibsaa, as part of a humanitarian effort to serve the rural areas in Ethiopia. We were so happy to find out that our school children were examined and given medical care as needed.
The school grounds were used as a community area to serve the rest of the village. More than 700 men and women and children were looked at and treated as necessary. Glasses were given out, teeth were pulled, and vitamins were administered among other things. We are so grateful for this service! The doctors reported back to us that this was one of their favorite stops as they got to take a little time out of their busy day to play with the school children.
One of our goals when building this school was not only to serve the children but to also become a gathering location for community services. This gathering has helped this goal come true and we hope this will be the first of many more humanitarian trips by the medical professionals.
We were also happy to help provide a driver, translator and cook for this group of doctors by our family members, Buzu Eshete and Tadela Eshete. Love the good that is happening in Bojjii!