Tariku is a curious student. He’s a typical boy from the village; his father is a farmer and his mother works with other women in the market to sell and purchase items their family needs. He’s a strong son who helps at home, but his real love is science and inventing!
We all know there is great chemistry between Jonah’s Hands and his special crochet friends, but did you know that Jonah’s Hands-On Science Lab at Teza Gerba School has an award-winning chemistry teacher? Meet Ato (Mr.) Meharu, who is inspiring thousands of students to explore the world around them!
Meseret is a shy, quiet 13-year old girl whose greatest desire is simply “to stay in school.”
Nothing inspires us here at Roots Ethiopia more than tangible, from-the-ground-up success stories. This week we’re celebrating the BIG transformation at Donga Tunto Primary School, led by the heroic commitment of its devoted principal and 30 teachers.
Recently we celebrated the launch of our Roots Ethiopia Education Ambassador program, in which we took the two top-performing students from each of our partner schools on a trip to Addis Ababa. The week was a game-changer, broadening not just their appreciation of their country, but their sense of access to the wider world. It’s … Continue reading Be A Dream Builder Series. Meet Betsegaw
Adventure and imagination are the life source of dreams. New foods, new smells, new landscapes, new voices, new possibilities. Roots Ethiopia’s focus on enriching the hard lives of rural students through education is a core program. And part of our work is showing students the possibilities for where that education could take them.