This is an extraordinary story of a woman with an unparalleled perseverance; a woman who is leading mere ordinary life because a harmful traditional practice had unfortunately set limits to her potential as a child.
Save the Children in Ethiopia today on 26th May 2018 announces, with great sadness the death of its former Country Director and longtime friend of Ethiopia, John Graham.
“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.
Assisted by his coaches, Eyasu has established a good link with the local microfinance office and enquired about the loan criteria. Considering his technical and psychological readiness, he was granted to receive a loan of 150,000 Ethiopian Birr (5,520 USD) from a special revolving credit facility.
The index compares countries by a set of indicators representing life-changing events that signal the disruption of childhood: poor health, malnutrition, exclusion from education, child labor, child marriage, early pregnancy and extreme violence.