What We Do

The purpose of Galata Ministries is globally to serve, show compassion, burden sharing and the will to help others. The meaning of word "Galata" in Maale language of Ethiopia; is Gratitude. We chose the word being a grateful for the abundance we have in Canada is the best insurance that the abundance will continue for our country and for those whom we serve. GM is a non- denominational organization based on Christianity. Its aim is to protect the vulnerable by decreasing morbidity and mortality alleviate suffering and enhance well-being, human dignity, and quality of life.

Our activities are targeted toward enabling positive outcomes for the target population through the provision of necessities, advice and mentoring about health, education, infrastructure improvement. Long-term successful impact is sustained empowerment of the community and civil society to meet the population’s aspirations and needs, leading to an improvement in the quality of life without compromising future strategic plans.

GM will deliver the services that are needed to the right people at the right time and in the right place, to play a crucial role in saving lives, and a role that can be continually improved as lessons are learned and applied. Sustainability is the fundamental of our aid in the region.


The objective of GM is to provide the basic necessities of life. Such as clean water, medical care and providing educational opportunities. Helping women and orphaned children by providing food, shelter and clothing. GM wants to share the burden of vulnerable people in Ethiopia and Kenya.

  • Galata Ministry is a Christian based relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty.
  • Galata ministry specifically serves the people in Ethiopia, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.

Our work with children

Everything we do has just one goal: the sustained well-being of children, especially the most vulnerable.

We work with families, communities, and partners to ensure that children enjoy good health, are educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbors, and are cared for, protected, and participating.

Sustained Change

Our programs are designed to address children’s urgent needs and to ensure that children’s well-being is sustained for the long term.

We work to empower communities, families and children themselves to tackle the root causes of poverty and build a better future together.

Galata Ministries commitment is to meet the needs of the most vulnerable people in Ethiopia, especially children and women. Its strategic focus as an organization includes helping provide communities with good health, education, love, protection and a place for all voices to be heard.

With the trusted religious leaders in the local areas where wework, especially in remote villages where government presence is limited, faithful leaders can be especially helpful partners for Galata Ministries in achieving its child and community development goals.

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