When she was admitted she was 48 months old and she weighed 7.3 kgs, where the normal weight for that age group is 13 Kgs.
Ekin Ogutogullari, Country Director for Save the Children in Ethiopia underlined that Save the Children has been working with the government of Ethiopia for many years “to implement programs and policies in support of all children”.
Save the Children has been providing technical and financial support starting from the initial stage of the NFNP development. Key learnings obtained from study tours in Uganda and Brazil in 2015 guided the policy development process.
“My dream is to follow the footsteps of my big sister, Almaz, who is a second year university student. I always want to be like her and do better in my education. When I grow up, I want to be a teacher”, says Mestawet who has now turned into the voracious reader she has aimed to be.
RESET Plus aims to benefit vulnerable young men and women aged between 15 and 29 by enabling them to successfully transition to decent jobs.
As one of the 60 countries in the world that joined the SUN Movement, Ethiopia is working toward ending malnutrition in all its forms by 2030.
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.
Save the Children supports WASH clubs in shcool2