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Please mark September 6, 2014 on your calendars for this year’s Mission Possible fundraising event!

This photo of Dr. Farhad Ardeshirpour appears staged, but was spontaneous. The scene lasted about 2 seconds before everyone scattered.

We are happy to announce that with a donation of $50.00 or more, you will receive a beautiful Ethiopian scarf. Please make sure after you make your donation to contact us for the color of preference and shipping address. Thank you again for your support.

Returning from a life changing journey to Ethiopia, along with a diverse team of volunteer doctors and medical professionals from the Seattle Anesthesia Outreach (SAO), Fred Volkers and Domenico DiGregorio embarked on the initial phase of implementing several plumbing infrastructure improvements in local medical facilities. As we described in our last post, the unthinkable conditions at Black [...]

BIG THANK YOU TO THE SEATTLE AREA’S ETHIOPIAN COMMUNITY   “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”  Need proof?  Consider the accomplishments of this small, thoughtful, committed—not to mention determined, hardworking, creative, big-hearted–group of friends: Aida Solomon Aman Siraj Assaye Abunie [...]

Mission Statement
To provide support for the improvement of medical care in developing areas of the world. SAO has no religious affiliation.
Annual Report
Our goals are: To continue to sponsor two trips per year; to focus on improving the teaching capability of AAU; to purchase and acquire equipment as possible; and to facilitate strategic infrastructure improvements when feasible. Download the full 2012 report here (PDF).