Livestock IGA Changes Lives


One of our micro-grant recipients is a hardworking father. Illness, hard economic times, and consecutive difficult growing seasons nearly brought ruin to his family. Roots Ethiopia provided him with an income generating grant and he immediately got to work. During a team field visit, we met him in the Doyogena Livestock Market selling livestock. He shared … Continue reading Livestock IGA Changes Lives

Becoming a Non-Profit Organization


Roots Ethiopia has some exciting news! Not only do we have a fabulous field report to share soon but we’ve made the very big decision to move forward and file for 501(c)3 status!

2012 Grain Drive


In May 2012, Roots Ethiopia visited Hadiya, Kembata, and Tembaro zones to evaluate our programs with Meseret Kristos Church (MKC). We visited Hosanna, Doyogena, Hadero, and Shinshecho church headquarters. During our meetings, in every case, when we asked church leaders to share their concerns about needs in the area, the overwhelming response was hunger. Hunger impacts … Continue reading 2012 Grain Drive

Site Visit: November 2011


Our first site visit is complete and the trip went fabulously. There is a lot of good work going on as the result of Roots Ethiopia’s support, and much more to be done. We’re excited about what the next several years will bring. Some General Observations – our first year in operation School sponsorships make … Continue reading Site Visit: November 2011