over 100,000 kids live on the streets of Ethiopia.


The Forsaken Children is a faith-based, non-profit organization that works to rescue children from the streets, restore them to their families and schools, and rebuild lasting hope through education and Christ’s love.



We work to rescue, rebuild, and restore the street children of Ethiopia. Find out how we do just that.

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Hear from children who were rescued from the streets of Ethiopia and how they are doing now. 

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Living on the streets of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and being separated from family causes profound trauma for a child. This multilayered distress does not simply go away once they are no longer hungry or homeless. Unless underlying pain and the past is acknowledged and dealt with, healing does not happen.