Welcome to Corvallis, Oregon


Our Two Sister Cities:

Uzhhorod, Ukraine & Gondar, Ethiopia

Piazza in Gondar

Green Market in Uzhhorod

Our Mission

–To promote awareness and understanding between the people of Corvallis and the people of its two “sister cities”, Uzhhorod, Ukraine and Gondar, Ethiopia; and

–To undertake activities that are beneficial to the people of both Corvallis and Corvallis’ sister cities.


Interested in what we do?

Our work ranges from assisting in clean water and hygiene initiatives, creating leadership and entrepreneurial opportunities, impacting schools and education, to child sponsorships and delegations to our two sister cities, to name a few.

With your cursor, scroll on the pictures below that explains a number of our projects and activities we engage in regularly.

Mentoring new business opportunities (Uzhhorod)

(Transcarpathia Cider Project)

The TOUCH Project serving children across 5 specific programs (Uzhhorod)

( Pavlovo Farm Home, Rehabilitation Center for Children with Disabilities, Chaslivtsi Boarding School, Public School #14, & the New Family Center)

Providing business leadership trainings & forums (Uzhhorod)

Constructing wells and accessing clean water (Gondar)

Constructing a Kindergarten in a rural community (Gondar)

Traveling delegations to Gondar

Shopping with your sponsored child (Uzhhorod)

Planting trees to rehabilitate the watershed (Gondar)

Establishing child dental services (Uzhhorod)

Improving Teaching and Learning (Gondar)

Traveling Delegations to Uzhhorod

CSCA  P.O.Box 132  Corvallis, Oregon   97339

Current Events & News

Uzhhorod Council

Gondar Council

Walk for Water 2021, May 21-23

“Walk for Water” is an event organized to increase awareness of the lack of access to clean drinking water in our sister city of Gondar, Ethiopia, and to raise money to continue our efforts to promote the construction of wells to provide clean water to people in the...

T-shirts sent to Sister School

What does Corvallis' Wilson Elementary School do when it changes its name from Wilson to Wildcats?  Having previously had a sister city relationship with Walaj School in Gondar, Ethiopia, a simple solution was to donate the t-shirts to students who would proudly wear...

“GoFundMe” Gondar, Ethiopian Appeal

Dear Friends of Corvallis Sister Cities-Gondar Council, In April the Corona virus began to be a problem in Gondar with many people under stay home orders. They were not able to work and without a social net system, many struggled to pay for food. In May, we contacted...

Country Flags of our two sister cities: Gondar, Ethiopia and Uzhhorod, Ukraine


The Corvallis Sister Cities Association (CSCA) is a member of Sister Cities International (SCI), an organization based in Washington, DC, with more than 900 cities, representing millions of Americans. SCI has established links with counterparts all around the world. The “sister city” concept evolved from President Eisenhower’s 1956 “People to People” program, and is now embodied in Sister Cities International and its mission.

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