Soloman Yibra* – Ethiopia
Solomon was raised in a Christian home, but his relationship with God did not become truly his own until he became involved in Young Life. One of his classmates, now the bookkeeper for Young Life in Ethiopia, invited him to club. Solomon became close to his leader and was excited to come to camp. After hearing the gospel in club talks at camp, Solomon made the decision to follow God. He began reading his Bible and praying with new zeal.
After high school, Solomon began volunteer leading. His spiritual growth and involvement in Young Life led to his enrollment in the Developing Global Leaders program. The DGL program is an opportunity for select high school graduates to obtain a university education while learning under a mentor and serving as a volunteer leader at a local club. Because of his desire to serve the Lord, Solomon was invited onto Young Life staff upon graduation.
He is currently an area director in a northern part of Ethiopia called Dese Kombolecha. His gentle demeanor, honest, servant hearted leadership, and posture as a life-long learner make him a valuable and unique asset as he serves Young Life.
*Sponsorship opportunity available
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