2.6 million children of primary school age are out of school in Ethiopia. Over 80% of the population depends on rain-fed agriculture to feed their families. And 90% of children face deprivation.
But there’s wonderful news! Roots Ethiopia is making an impact. Because of your support, 250 students from the poorest communities are attending school on a sponsorship. And 92% attend year after year. 720 women are involved in Self-Help Entrepreneurship women’s groups so they can build sustainable businesses to support their families. And 30 schools are now a part of the School Improvement Project, which includes purchasing library books, science equipment, and sending teachers to professional development workshops.
That’s why 100% of your monthly gift goes directly to empowering communities in Ethiopia. And that means contributing to programs such as: