Monday 14 August 2017

Reclaiming hope snatched by the streets – Dese’s story

Dese, 13 years old

Like many other children who leave their rural villages for Addis Ababa, Dese, 13, was positive that the big city would present opportunities for better life. To his dismay, the city snatched all his hopes, but a centre for street children in Addis Ababa has helped him to regain them.

Wednesday 9 August 2017

A step forward to a sustainable livelihood: Ayitu’s story

By Zakir Elmi

“When I was selected as one of those vulnerable youth to participate in the youth livelihood initiative, I knew my life was going to change for the better” says Ayitu Bekele, a young resident in Woreda 7 of Akaki-Kaliti sub-city in Addis Ababa.

Wednesday 9 August 2017

“No longer afraid to read”: Dinknesh’s story

“My reading and writing abilities have changed a lot after joining the club,” says Dinknesh Solomon, a grade 2 student participating in the READ Community Outreach program funded by USAID.

Friday 23 June 2017

Mothers’ support group: Sifrash’s game changer

“All I want is for my children to grow healthy, get education and lead a successful life” Sifrash Mesganaw, 28, a mother of four

Wednesday 7 June 2017

“Twenty years of service to Ethiopia: Bidding farewell to John Graham”

As we bid farewell to our Country Director, John Graham, we wanted to pay tribute to his contribution to Save the Children and Ethiopia at large through a special edition of our newsletter. In an exclusive interview with our communications team, John discusses his experience with Save the Children, his moments of triumph and uncertainties, as well as what is next for him. Enjoy the read.