SAO is ready for our next Mission to Addis Ababa Ethiopia from March 17 to April 4. We want to thank everyone who makes this possible, but specially thanks to Boeing for their continuous support in the transportation of medical supplies and equipment, last shipment left Seattle this past January 24. Complete List of Items [...]
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 Lion [...]
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 [...]
Volunteer plumbers Dom DiGregorio and Fred Volkers embark from Seattle today to join SAO volunteers in Ethiopia and to help bring safe plumbing and sanitation to the medical facilities in Addis. For more information about this landmark collaboration, visit the Plumbers Without Borders homepage.
The first wave of volunteers arrived in Addis over the weekend and is already hard at work. Visit our Facebook page to see the most recent updates and photos of volunteers and local doctors in action!