Our Friends

Meet some of our great friends abroad who make Embracing Hope Ethiopia’s work on the ground in Ethiopia possible.

01_2013_judy cockpitJudy Taylor

EHE Administrator

Judy joined EHE in 2013 as our Administrator and handles many of the office duties for EHE on the US Side.    She lives in New Holland, Pennsylvania with her husband John.  In 2012 they sold their small farm and Judy left her position as a business manager in a large financial firm to spend time traveling with her husband John before he retires from the airline industry.

Judy holds an Associates degree in early childhood,  Bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a Master’s degree in music therapy and expressive arts.

Judy and John have a son Michael and a daughter Eliza, both married; and two grandchildren, Inara and Orion.
If you have administrative questions or would like more information, you can contact Judy at info@EmbracingHopeEthiopia.com


kelly_photo_resizedKelley Lambert

EHE Sponsorship Coordinator

Kelley joined EHE in 2015 as our Sponsorship Coordinator, overseeing matters related to sponsor communication as well as providing new opportunities for sponsorship.

Kelley and her husband Chase have been married for 5 years and live in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  They have 1 child, Thatcher who is 7 months old.

Kelley’s main job is as a 5th grade teacher in addition to her part time position with EHE.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood and Elementary Education.

If you have any questions related to sponsorship, or you would like information on sponsoring a family, please contact Kelley at sponsorship@EmbracingHopeEthiopia.com .


april 2015_katieKatie Koch

Volunteer Extraordinaire

Katie has been around EHE since her first trip to Ethiopia in 2012.  She keeps coming back to serve in various ways, taking her breaks during the school year to do so.  During 2015 Katie has committed to take her vacations to serve in Ethiopia by writing the EHE Sponsor Updates and taking updated photos.  We are so grateful for her service.

Katie lives in Wheaton, IL where she works with children with special needs.  She holds a Bachelors Degree in International Studies from Moody and is currently working on a  Masters Degree.


FFA LOGOFood For All

Outstanding Partner

Since 2014, EHE in Ethiopia has had a wonderful partnership with a Netherlands based non-profit organization named Food For All.   Food For All is led by a wonderful couple named Hans and Franny Treurniet who have long standing connections in Ethiopia. They also have a very experienced and compassionate Board who oversee the organization.

Food For All was started in 2003 to begin working among the poorest of the poor in Ethiopia.

Starting in 2014, Food For All has been a wonderful partner in ensuring that 30 families in the Day Care and School are fully sponsored – thus providing them with holistic intervention in Jesus’ name.   Food For All is also actively engaged in meeting with EHE Staff and dreaming of ways that the poorest of the poor can be assisted in the most practical of ways.

To find out more about Food For All, please visit their website at www.food-for-all.org