The rainy season in Ethiopia, called “kirempt” is coming to an end. In mid-September, students will return to school and robust foot traffic and bus traffic will resume on the roads in rural Ethiopia. Our team reports that the conditions in the field have been difficult this season. Roads have been impassable and moving from one … Continue reading “Kirempt” – Rainy season field report
Roots Ethiopia has a fantastic and engaged Board of Directors and Advisory Board. One of our members, June, is doing big things for our community of learners in the areas we serve. June has partnered with our friend Desta to address the needs of a local school that is in the process of transitioning from … Continue reading Amacho Wato School Learning Resources Project
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!
Our school sponsorship campaign is underway! In the next 8 weeks Roots Ethiopia will raise $9120 to send children to school in the Kembata-Tembaro and surrounding areas through our school sponsorship program. Schooling is deemed one of the top priorities of the country and is certainly a top priority for families in southern Ethiopia. Families yearn … Continue reading School Sponsorship Campaign Underway for 2013-2014
Roots Ethiopia has some exciting news! Not only do we have a fabulous field report to share soon but we’ve made the very big decision to move forward and file for 501(c)3 status!