Meet Alemitu: A Story of Success

When Alemitu first came to I Pour Life, she was one of the most poverty-stricken women we’ve ever met. She was extremely depressed and discouraged, telling us, “I have no one left. When I came to Kore I was looking to find a …

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Masrash: From Addiction to Independence

“Addiction, laziness and unhealthy relationships defined who I was for many years. I didn’t pass my last year of school so I was at a loss of what to do. I didn’t have any desire to work. Then I became addicted to cigarettes …

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How A Community is Lifting Themselves Out of Generational Poverty

I Pour Life Ethiopia has been assisting the destitute women and at-risk youth of the Kore community since 2014.  I Pour Life supported the assembly of 53 women and 21 youth to form a Savings and Credit Cooperative Association …

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I Pour Life Festival 2019

What an amazing 4th Annual I Pour Life Festival. The festival featured a full car show followed by a private, ticketed gala. I Pour Life’s annual festival was a premier Springfield event, raising funds to develop and support …

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Can Taking the Bus Really Change a Life?

Heather is eighteen years old and finishing up her senior year of high school. She has been in and out of various placements over the past few years. This has prevented her from having the ability to learn the skills required …

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Rachel buys a car

Buying a Car Leads to Self-Sufficiency in At-Risk Youth

“I want to help kids in care. I know what it is like and I know things I needed when I came into care. I want to give support to kids who were in my situation.” – Madysen, Springfield LifeStrengths Youth Madysen joined the I …

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