Vulnerable Children Society


Positive change: new partnership and new educational centre

IMPORTANT UPDATE Please read the information below, for important information about our partnership with Faya Orphanage, and changes to our operations in Ethiopia. We started Vulnerable Children Society in 2010, our intent was to help vulnerable children in Ethiopia. Our…

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Rewarding Visit to Faya Orphanage

A big thank-you to supporters Marie and Erik Matchett for the pictures and report of their recent trip to Faya Orphanage in Ethiopia! On Sunday, October 28 Sintayehu picked my husband and myself up at our Guest House for a…

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High School Students Sew Comfort Dolls for Vulnerable Children

A big warm shout-out to our friends in Invermere sewing these awesome dolls!!! When their teacher asked me if we had any use for dolls like these, I jumped at the chance. The students are making them durable, lovable and…

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Arrived in Addis

Tawnya, Rita and I have all made it to Addis! For all of us, the memories are ripe, and it is so good to be here. We all have spent time in this same hotel, and seeing familiar faces at…

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We are on our way!

Rita and I just had a restful night in Seattle and we are on our way this morning to Ethiopia. In case you are wondering about the picture above, that is the only way I can sleep in the same…

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Spare laptop, anyone??

Feeling generous? Have a laptop you aren’t using much anymore? We are trying to scrounge a useable laptop for our partner, Faya Orphanage, to use doing reports and paperwork for our programs. If you live near Kelowna (or are willing…

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Follow Vulnerable Children’s President across Ethiopia!

From President Arnica Rowan: Hi folks – I thought I’d let you know that I’m heading off to Ethiopia again for a whirlwind trip next month! (See our trip map!) I’ll be leaving mid April and will be in traveling…

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Please help this sweet little man by sponsoring him

What a cutester!  This little boy in Ethiopia was identified by the local Ethiopian authorities as highly at risk and in need of support. He really could use your sponsorship to be happy and healthy, and to recieve the medical…

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Waiting in Wonji: a field report from director Chris Ardern

This is T. She lives with her grandmother. Her parents are gone. CM050 T. lives in Wonji, Ethiopia, a small industrial town hit hard by HIV/AIDS. Almost every child from Wonji in Vulnerable Children Society’s House 2 House program is…

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Slight changes to our Mission – our last modification for charitable status

Over the last month, we have been working very hard to answer all the questions from the Charities Directorate, complete our financial statements, create a budget for next year, and renew our partnership agreement with Faya Orphanage. The great news?…

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