Child Protection

Wednesday 2 June 2021

Starting anew and on the path to a better future; Beritu's story

Beritu,18, a recent returnee of a failed migration attempt to Saudi Arabia Starts her life anew. a third child and an only daughter to her parents, she sells tea and coffee to her customers in Deder town of Oromia Region where she lives with her parents and her three brothers. 

Beritu’s story in her own words (quotes):

Tuesday 18 May 2021

A Child in need; A mother indeed, Aberash & Hanna

Aberash,48, is a mother of two. Her son, Solomon had moved and works as a professional tour guide. Demekech and her adopted daughter Hanna live in Demeka town, Hamer district of the Southern Nations and Nationalities Peoples Region (SNNPR).    

Tuesday 9 March 2021

Teacher or Tailor, Plenty of options at home: Ahmed’s Story

Ahmed (16) lives in Gubalafto wereda. Located in Weldiya of northern Amhara region. He recently returned from a failed migration voyage to Saudi Arabia. Now, he sells garment textiles out of his little shop in the locality which is starting to become the local one stop shop among the neighborhood customers. He plans for a brighter future ahead as he gears up to find success in his hometown.

Monday 1 March 2021

My baby had a death sentence; Banki's story

Banki, 20, is married and the mother of one child. She lives with her husband and their son in a small grass- covered house (Cottage) in Kayisa kebele, Hamer district of Southern Nation and Nationalities Peoples Region.

Monday 1 March 2021

Youth in action against harmful traditional practices; Murad's story

Murad, 17, leads “Gider Magala” (translated as the big market in the local Harari language) a youth association in Harar town of Harari Region, Ethiopia. A group of seventeen young volunteers established the association two years ago. The association now has about forty  members.