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But, as it is written, ‘What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined’ what God has prepared for those who love him.

1 Corinthians 2:9

Haragewen, born and raised in Ethiopia, attended a Christian High School where she had great missionary teachers from Norway, Germany, Sweden, Finland, and the United States of America. She relished the quality education she received and hoped someday that she could be a missionary like them. However, due to a change in the Ethiopian government and political unrest, in 1980 by God’s grace, she managed to come to the United States of America.

In the U.S. Haragewen discovered her calling to teach and pursued a career in education. Haragewen holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in mathematics and a doctorate in Educational Leadership. She has been committed to education for over 30 years. Her experience encompasses teaching at all levels, from elementary through university. For eleven years, she served in administrative positions at the college level.

Now retired, she has embarked on her early childhood dream to be a worldwide missionary utilizing her experience in education. Her current assignment is to work with the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY) in building capacity of the educational sector of programs under the Mekane Yesus Seminary (MYS) including working with international partnerships to advance MYS mission.

In 1992 Haragewen became a US citizen and now lives in California along with her husband of over 41 years, Hailu. The Lord has blessed them with two talented, grown children. Haragewen invites you to join her in God’s mission to provide quality, Christ-centered education to the people of Ethiopia through your financial and prayer support as she follows God’s calling.

Any funds raised that exceed Mission Partner’s Total Cost of Missionary Service may be used to further support Mission Partner in missional activities, or Mission Partner may donate, after consultation with the Executive Director, any excess funds to one or more Mission Partners who are in good standing with MCN or to MCN’s General Fund. The purpose for this is that any funds raised are to support missional activities throughout the world.


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