Country Profiles

Granny 1

Romania

Overview Area: 91,699 square miles (~2.4% of the US) Population: 21.8 million Capital: Bucharest Length of Dorcas’ work: since 1989 Sectors of work: – Sustainable livelihoods – Child development – Social care (including Elder care) About Romania Dorcas began their involvement in Romania when people from Netherlands started visiting Romanians who were imprisoned for their Christian beliefs during the Ceausescu… Read more →

Granny 2

Moldova

Overview Area: 13,068 square miles (<.5% of the USA) Population: 3.7 million Capital: Chisinau Length of Dorcas’ work: since 1994 Sectors of work: – Sustainable livelihoods – Child development – Social care (including Elder care) About Moldova In the 1990s, Dorcas supported agricultural and renovation projects in Moldova from its field office in Romania. Dorcas also supported the local churches… Read more →

Granny 3

Ethiopia

Overview Area: 935,183 square miles (~25% of the USA) Population: 93.8 million Capital: Addis Ababa Length of Dorcas’ work: since 1989 Sectors of work: -Health care -Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) -Sustainable livelihoods -Child development -Social care (including Elder care)   About Ethiopia Thirty percent of the population of Ethiopia lives below the poverty line. About 50% of the men… Read more →