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.
Melkam Meskel (Finding of the True Cross) to all who celebrate!
Welcome to our first Ethiopian artist feature! Each artist has donated their artwork for our Threadless Shop. This generosity is so important for our mission, and it brings beautiful and original Ethiopian art into your home in a unique and fun way! Visit our shop on Threadless to view (and buy!) this amazing artist’s artwork!
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.”
Cami Blumenthal serves on the Roots Ethiopia Board of Directors. Two of Cami’s four children were born in one of the rural areas served by Roots Ethiopia. In this guest post, she shares how her daughter has been using her baking skills to support a cause important to her. During this time of COVID-19, I … Continue reading Every Little Bit(e) Helps Communities in Rural Ethiopia