TSN’s James Duthie shares his first impressions of Ethiopia

POSTED February 28, 2020

TSN’s James Duthie shares his first impressions of Ethiopia

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James Duthie, TSN sportscaster and Children Believe ambassador, recently visited our programs in Ethiopia with his daughter, Gracie, and he’s sharing that experience with others through a video diary.

“I just think it’s really important to care about things outside your borders,” he says, while being driven through rural Ethiopia. “I want to show the rest of Canada, you know, how different it is here, and how difficult it is for the children to grow up here, because they don’t have very much.”

Children Believe (formerly Christian Children’s Fund of Canada) has been working in Ethiopia for more than 30 years, and James and his daughter had a chance to visit communities where we work and see the positive change he’s helping make as a child sponsor.

Watch the vlog below for the first of three instalments of Duthie’s diaries from Ethiopia.

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