Almaz: A plan for success


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’s Story: S.H.E. Inspires


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

Hope by Twelve films Roots Ethiopia!


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!