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Published Sun, Oct 27, 2019
As female Ethiopian students grow older, opportunities for education decrease, especially in poor, rural areas. While Adams Thermal Academies enroll only the "poorest of the poor", one of the barriers that can keep young girls out of the classroom is feminine hygiene and overall menstrual health. In developing countries like Ethiopia, school-aged girls often miss several days of school each month sitting on all manner of unsanitary materials and often going without food unless someone brings it to them. In addition, adolescent girls are often bullied or humiliated in school due to a lack of hygiene resources as well as...
Published Fri, Oct 11, 2019
What happens when love and ambition collide? Spoiler ALERT! Love wins.
This is the story of a young man who chose late nights and dirty shoes over a university scholarship, all for the love of his mother. We'll call him Desta. But his real name and identity are hidden for privacy and protection.
Our Ethiopia travel team from the United States first met Desta in June of 2019 when we visited the Adams Thermal Academies in Hosanna and Ottoro. Our first night in Hosanna, we invited some college students to join us for dinner. All of these students...
Published Sat, Aug 31, 2019
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Published Sun, Aug 11, 2019
US Senator John Thune Visits Adams Thermal
The August recess is an opportunity for members of congress to come home and visit constituents. This week was no exception for John Thune, one of South Dakota's two US Senators. Senator Thune stopped by Adams Thermal Systems for a tour and discussions about the state of manufacturing in the U.S. Adams Thermal Systems President and CEO Mike Adams also had an opportunity to share with Senator Thune about the work of Adams Thermal Foundation in Ethiopia.
Senator Thune is committed to helping grow jobs right here...
Published Sun, Aug 04, 2019
GOLF IS AN ANSWER TO PRAYER
Have you ever received an answer to your prayers?
Six years ago, there were many prayers about the decision to take over responsibility for running the schools in Hosanna and Ottoro. And there was one consistent answer to those prayers. God promised He would bring others alongside us to help if we would be faithful and say "yes" to the door he was opening in Ethiopia. And that promise has been kept many times over. Many of the people reading this are answers to prayer. You know who you are! Every time we sign...
Published Mon, Jul 22, 2019
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