Would you believe that coffee can make a difference? Because of you, Tsehainesh’s coffee shop is flourishing. Just 3 months ago Tsehainesh did not have work. Living in a rented room with her husband, she was home caring for her tiny daughter while her husband searched for day labor work in Hosanna, Ethiopia. Tsehainesh was … Continue reading Did you know coffee can change a life?
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
Last week our friends at Hope by Twelve set off for Kembata Tembaro to film “day in a life” vignettes featuring a few of our Roots recipients!