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
You were ready and so were we! Last week your generous giving fed 390 families.
Today, your support means everything to Misgana.
Dr. Marika Lindholm has made a 5-year commitment to support Roots Ethiopia’s Learning Resource Project (LRP) and we couldn’t be more excited! She’s the founder of ESME.com and co-editor of We Got This: Solo Mom Stories of Grit, Heart, and Humor. She’s penned this letter below with her thoughts on our LPR program, why creating … Continue reading Planting Seeds of Educational Opportunity by Dr. Marika Lindholm