“Our dietary diversity was limited to one or two staple foods, but now, not only do we have dietary diversity but we also earn money by putting some of our vegetable on the market”, says Alemu.
Under its Literacy Boost initiatives, Save the Children has provided storybooks prepared in the local language to Filimon’s school – books with culturally appropriate content.
Save the Children’s ‘O’ Class program supports the cognitive and emotional development of children.
Eight year-old Derartu came to the temporary shelter run by Mission for Community Development Program (MCDP) and stayed for a week. The project Children on the Move works to prevent unsafe migration and advance the rights of children on the move for protection, education and development.
A well-known community elder with a passion to tell stories to children, Megabi Benti started his story telling sessions with children in the community in December 2017.
As a result of discrimination, exclusion and a lack of funding, refugee children are five times less likely to attend school than other children in the countries to which they have moved.