Dear friends, The past 12 months have been amazing for Roots Ethiopia. Our team has been hard at work to support local ideas for lasting change. You have made this a year of growth and excellence. As always, we could not have accomplished our work without your support. We have put together a list of … Continue reading 2017: Year in Review
November was an exciting and busy month for thirty-nine (39) Science Teachers whose rural schools have received science laboratory materials from Roots Ethiopia. The Biology, Physics and Chemistry teachers gathered for a comprehensive 3-day training program in Hosanna in partnership with Hosanna Teachers Training College and funded by Roots Ethiopia. There are a number of … Continue reading Science Teachers – Innovation and Exploration!
A few weeks ago, our team in Ethiopia visited The Hawora Primary School in Hadiya, Ethiopia. As this Ethiopian school begins to utilize the resources that were supplied, it was the library that stood out to our team just a few short months after the Learning Resource Project fundraising effort was completed by the Lenssen Family. Here we … Continue reading Ethiopian School Sees Results in Hawora
We are proud to announce the Shone Youth Sports Project in Ethiopia. This project was inspired by an amazing young boy who adored sports. In his honor, the project will be instrumental in helping children in his home village of Shone, Ethiopia have the opportunity to participate in organized sports. The project has been underway for a few … Continue reading Sports Project Gets Vulnerable Ethiopian Youth Up and Running!
Roots Ethiopia’s Learning Resource Project (LRP) in Hawora, Ethiopia is now accepting donations! The Lenssen Family, with the help of Crowdrise, have created a personal online fundraiser entitled, “Educational Transformation for Hawora Village,” and are quickly moving towards their goal of raising $26,000 for this under-resourced Ethiopian school in the Hadiya Zone. Your help is needed because improving rural Ethiopian schools takes … Continue reading A Family Transforms a School in Hawora, Ethiopia
Girls like Eyerusalem and her sister, Birtukan, are the future of Ethiopia. When you donate to Roots Ethiopia this year, you give many girls just like these two a chance to be forces for change — in their families, in their schools, and in their communities. Girls in Ethiopia dream of being doctors, engineers, nurses, … Continue reading Meet Eyerusalem, a 5th Grader with Big Dreams!