Colin and Ellen Jackson spent two years working with VSO in Debre Birhan, Ethiopia. They formed
a link with Addis Kidan Baptist Church while they were there. On their return the church
at Woodbridge decided to sponsor 30 needy children through the Addis Kidan church.
Then in 2010 nine WQC members, including Colin and Ellen Jackson, went on a visit see how the work
was going and to take out gifts, clothes and money. They are pictured above with the children who
Support for Melaku Muluneh
Woodbridge Quay Church is giving some financial assistance to Melaku Muluneh while he studies at Mekane
Yesus Leadership and Management College. Melaku is taking a 3 year Leadership and Development course at
the end of which he plans to do a one year Management course at the same college. Each summer he is
taking Theology classes at Evangelicals Theological College and in September 2015 he will study Theology
full time to complete his degree. His goal is to have completed the courses by December 2016.
Melaku is married to Bekelech and they have two children; a daughter, Maereg, age 6 and a son,
Tewoflose, age 2. Their family home is in Debra Birhan. Whilst Melaku is studying he is living in Addis Ababa.