One of the things we are most passionate about here at Roots Ethiopia is identifying and removing the barriers between all rural kids and a good education. Some of those barriers involve financial means or distance from a school or adequate seating in a classroom or the availability of books. And sometimes the barrier is a … Continue reading Breaking Down Barriers to Education!
Longtime friends of Roots Ethiopia, The Rikkers Family, held an online fundraiser to support teacher training requested and hoped for by the special education classroom teachers in one of our community schools. “It was our family’s good fortune that the teachers in Ethiopia had been designing and building a wish list for their classroom, including teacher … Continue reading Special Education Classroom Gets Needed Supplies
Roots Ethiopia will transform the current Special Education classroom at The Haile Bubamo School in Hosanna, Ethiopia. In response to several conversations with school leaders, the classrooms will receive audiovisual aids, new furniture, toys, educational cards, writing materials, hygiene materials and sporting equipment. A bright coat of paint and much needed repairs to the roof and door of … Continue reading Special Education in Ethiopian Schools