Almaz is a single mom. She and her 4 children were suffering from lack of opportunity. She struggled to support herself and her children. Almaz yearned for self-reliance, but could not access any resources to purchase necessary materials for market work. Roots Ethiopia shared resources and skills with Almaz. She wrote her business plan with the help … Continue reading Almaz: A plan for success
Zena has a beaming smile, and she has a lot to smile about! She is an inspiration, and this is why! Zena has turned a small business grant through our Self-Help Entrepreneurs (S.H.E.) program into a stellar success. She represents the best part of the work of S.H.E. Our organization holds a campaign every year … Continue reading Zena’s Story: S.H.E. Inspires
Roots Ethiopia has been asked to discuss how students are placed in proper grades in Ethiopia, particularly in the Kembata Tembaro and surrounding region. Placement extends well beyond peer placement because of extensive delay and dropout rates. We have asked one of our local Ethiopian advisers to comment on his understanding and experience of classrooms … Continue reading Grade Placements in Classrooms in Ethiopia — How does it work?
Roots Ethiopia has been asked to describe school dropout and delay in Ethiopia, particularly in the the rural regions where we work. We have asked one of our local Ethiopian advisers to comment on his understanding and experience of some of the reasons why students discontinue and/or delay school. Desta’s Report on Schooling In general, … Continue reading Why Students Delay or Dropout of School In Ethiopia — Kembata Tembaro Perspective
Roots Ethiopia is celebrating the Ethiopian New Year and the Ethiopian Soccer Team win against Central Africa with an Ethiopian Soccer Jersey Giveaway! Roots Ethiopia is going to celebrate New Year’s with a JERSEY GIVE-AWAY! Everyone who donates to ANY of our projects for ANY amount will be entered into the draw. We will host a … Continue reading Soccer Jersey Give-Away–Happy New Year!
The rainy season in Ethiopia, called “kirempt” is coming to an end. In mid-September, students will return to school and robust foot traffic and bus traffic will resume on the roads in rural Ethiopia. Our team reports that the conditions in the field have been difficult this season. Roads have been impassable and moving from one … Continue reading “Kirempt” – Rainy season field report