A Connected Community Supports Job Creation in Ethiopia


On Saturday evening at The Prairie Cafe in Middleton, Wisconsin over 100 people gathered to support Roots Ethiopia’s commitment to job creation in Ethiopia. Artful Giving included art created by women in support of women. Proceeds from the event benefited SHE which currently provides market jobs to over 200 people in rural Ethiopia! The evening was an enormous success … Continue reading A Connected Community Supports Job Creation in Ethiopia

Almaz: A plan for success


Almaz is a single mom.  She and her 4 children were suffering from lack of opportunity. She struggled to support herself and her children.  Almaz yearned for self-reliance, but could not access any resources to purchase necessary materials for market work.  Roots Ethiopia shared resources and skills with Almaz. She wrote her business plan with the help … Continue reading Almaz: A plan for success

Zena’s Story: S.H.E. Inspires


Zena has a beaming smile, and she has a lot to smile about! She is an inspiration, and this is why! Zena has turned a small business grant through our Self-Help Entrepreneurs (S.H.E.) program into a stellar success.   She represents the best part of the work of S.H.E.  Our organization holds a campaign every year … Continue reading Zena’s Story: S.H.E. Inspires