The Administrative Council of the Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology (EGST) visited the Mekane Yesus Seminary (MYS) for the third time on Monday, September 6, 2021 after nearly a month since the flood hit on August 17, 2021. Rev. Dr. Biruk Ayele, President of the Seminary (MYS) briefed the Council members on the progress of the recovery and expressed appreciation to the solidarity of EGST for standing with MYS in such a challenging time.
EGST Director, Rev. Dr. Misgana Mathewos expressed that the EGST community is continuously praying for MYS to recover from such an unexpected catastrophic event. The Council members further encouraged the MYS President to stand strong in the rehabilitation process, shared words of encouragement, and prayed together. EGST Director has further handed financial support for MYS as a demonstration of practical commitment and solidarity.
It was recalled that the MYS compound was inundated by a strong flood on August 17, 2021, which has killed 8 persons and damaged property. According to Rev. Dr. Biruk, a support campaign to help MYS is launched and called for MYS stakeholders to join the resource mobilization events.