You know the saying, “Kids do the darndest things” – today we have a story about an amazing girl in Wisconsin who did something awesome to support students in Ethiopia.
When the Roots Ethiopia field staff first met Ruhama, she was working for a road construction company lifting heavy materials. With no parents to care for them, Ruhama and her brother and sister were struggling to survive on their own. Ruhama wanted to attend school, but regular attendance wasn’t possible. Despite her desire to achieve … Continue reading Meet Ruhama!
Meseret is a shy, quiet 13-year old girl whose greatest desire is simply “to stay in school.”
Today, your support means everything to Misgana.
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!
The Project Officers for Roots Ethiopia are local to the regions where they serve. This has many advantages for both Roots Ethiopia and communities, as it enables us to understand the sometimes unique needs of a community. It also allows our staff to be frequently in different villages (“kebeles”) on a regular basis, developing relationships. … Continue reading School Sponsorship Scholar: Meet Mihret