Kongit Girma: Spotlight on Board Members!


Whether they are contributing to fundraising/donor engagement, translation/cultural knowledge, organizational development, or financial expertise, the Roots Ethiopia Board is a critical part of providing the financial resources and fiscal oversight needed to enable the work we all do for rural Ethiopian communities. We’d like to introduce Kongit Girma, one of two Ethiopian-born members who serve … Continue reading Kongit Girma: Spotlight on Board Members!

Why a monthly gift makes a difference.


Hi, I’m Meghan, the Board Chair of Roots Ethiopia. I am inviting you to be a member of our monthly giving community called, The Roots. There are 4 reasons I think this is a great time to join The Roots!

What is a Green Famine and How You Can Help.


Suffering and a Green Landscape: What is a Green Famine? The trees look green, fields are planted…but why is there no food? “Green famines” exist in areas dependent on rain-fed agriculture and areas with extreme poverty. In over 80% of Ethiopia, family food and income largely depend on one thing – the weather.