Cami Blumenthal serves on the Roots Ethiopia Board of Directors. Two of Cami’s four children were born in one of the rural areas served by Roots Ethiopia. In this guest post, she shares how her daughter has been using her baking skills to support a cause important to her. During this time of COVID-19, I … Continue reading Every Little Bit(e) Helps Communities in Rural Ethiopia
Our work with schools, children, and educators in rural Ethiopia creates lasting change. Your contribution today means Ethiopian students will have the resources they need to start school, stay in school, and succeed in school. To keep our work going strong, we’ve launched a donation campaign to support students, schools, and teachers in Ethiopia. And … Continue reading It’s All Big To A Kid!
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!
At just 12 years old, Jonah Faiso Larson has already mastered the art of crocheting and opened his own crochet business, Jonah’s Hands. It began when Jonah was just five years old. His aunt gave him a bag of old craft items and Jonah was immediately drawn to the crochet needle. After watching hundreds of … Continue reading Meet Jonah, an 12-Year-Old Crocheting Prodigy and Budding Philanthropist
There are staggering roadblocks to success for a woman like Hanna. Forced to abandon school in the 9th grade. Married at an early age and soon the young mother of two daughters. Her husband’s mental illness and inability to work. Her younger daughter’s neurological disease. Aging parents who move in with her. Hanna. The 24-year-old … Continue reading SHE Means Business! Meet Hanna
Thank you, thank you, dedicated donors, for helping our School Sponsorship program to expand, sending more kids to school in 2018 than ever before.