In May of 2018, legendary rock and roll band, Weezer, released a cover of Toto’s famous song, “Africa.” Shortly after, they created and sold “Bless the Rains” t-shirts and donated all of their profits to Roots Ethiopia! We LOVE Weezer and we think the feeling is mutual. And we want to SHARE THAT LOVE in 2019! Weezer and … Continue reading Enjoy Weezer & Improve Schools!
Let’s get right to the reasons our team is headed out this week to Ethiopia: 1. Our fabulous photographer, Lauren, will spend an entire day by the side of a local woman documenting her ‘day.’ Lauren will be able to create a body of work that is unique and powerfully speaks to the work of … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons We are Headed to Ethiopia This Week!
It has been BUSY at Roots Ethiopia. Our team has been planning #ArtfulGiving and we almost forgot to update all of you! It is tomorrow night!! Over 200 people are expected to attend. Come for the Art, Stay For The Conversation!! The benefit, held September 19, 7-10p.m. at Prairie Café and Bakery in Middleton, Wisconsin … Continue reading Artful Giving Aims to End Poverty in Ethiopia
It’s a wrap! Our leadership team just returned from a jam-packed weekend of strategizing, planning, thinking, exchanging, learning, and growing. Driving the pack was the incredible Katie Belanger, a non-profit strategist who kept us in line, narrowing our focus to our immediate to-do list, our 1-year goals, and our 5-year goals. Katie Belanger complimented Roots … Continue reading Roots Ethiopia is Laser Focused on Goals
Roots Ethiopia is celebrating the Ethiopian New Year and the Ethiopian Soccer Team win against Central Africa with an Ethiopian Soccer Jersey Giveaway! Roots Ethiopia is going to celebrate New Year’s with a JERSEY GIVE-AWAY! Everyone who donates to ANY of our projects for ANY amount will be entered into the draw. We will host a … Continue reading Soccer Jersey Give-Away–Happy New Year!
Last week our friends at Hope by Twelve set off for Kembata Tembaro to film “day in a life” vignettes featuring a few of our Roots recipients!