Ethiopia is an ancient country, reputed to be the original home of the coffee tree. Never colonised, Ethiopia has a rich history and is home to a wide variety of people groups. A nation stereotyped by dusty desert and drought, it is in fact a diverse country with rugged upland areas, large lakes and river valleys.

SIM in Ethiopia

SIM has been working in Ethiopia for many decades and is now working primarily in the areas of theological education, evangelism, youth and children's ministries, HIV/AIDs ministries and education.

The Farrells in Ethiopia

We are excited by the opportunities to serve God in this country with the gifts and passions he has given us.

Bingham Academy is an International Christian school located in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia. It offers the opportunity for Tommy to combine what he learned helping the Mercy Ships Academy gain accreditation as an International Christian School with a British style system based upon Cambridge International Education's program including iGCSEs and iA-Levels. It has a student population of around 300 including mission families, Ethiopian ex-pats and diplomat's children. It offers a tremendous opportunity to support the mission community in Ethiopia as well as providing a full 13 year program of Christian education for all of its students.

Sarah is completing her MSc in Midwifery and Women's Health to enable her to teach midwifery.