Girls like Eyerusalem and her sister, Birtukan, are the future of Ethiopia. When you donate to Roots Ethiopia this year, you give many girls just like these two a chance to be forces for change — in their families, in their schools, and in their communities. Girls in Ethiopia dream of being doctors, engineers, nurses, … Continue reading Meet Eyerusalem, a 5th Grader with Big Dreams!
Roots Ethiopia has been asked to discuss how students are placed in proper grades in Ethiopia, particularly in the Kembata Tembaro and surrounding region. Placement extends well beyond peer placement because of extensive delay and dropout rates. We have asked one of our local Ethiopian advisers to comment on his understanding and experience of classrooms … Continue reading Grade Placements in Classrooms in Ethiopia — How does it work?
Roots Ethiopia has been asked to describe school dropout and delay in Ethiopia, particularly in the the rural regions where we work. We have asked one of our local Ethiopian advisers to comment on his understanding and experience of some of the reasons why students discontinue and/or delay school. Desta’s Report on Schooling In general, … Continue reading Why Students Delay or Dropout of School In Ethiopia — Kembata Tembaro Perspective
Meet S. She is 14 years old and in 5th grade. S and her three siblings live together in a local Kembata Tembaro village. Despite the loss of both of their parents, the children thrive under comprehensive community care. Their story is one that represents local solutions grounded in careful and caring collaboration. For example, their home … Continue reading Meet S: An Example of Community Collaboration
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