A Generation of Fatherless Children
In 2005, Ethiopia had 4,414,000 orphans, the second-highest number in Africa. You could easily double if not triple that number to determine the number of Ethiopian children being raised without a father or a …
Almaz works at the Mother’s Cooperative and Tehetenais a first grader with a beautiful spirit and a smile that is both shy and frequent. Tehetena and Workay’s daughter Bezewit are best friends, and so the friendship developed between their mothers.
When Workay became too ill to work, Alamsai took over the task of feeding her. In the Mother’s Cooperative, they are true sisters and one more example of the miracle that is Fresh and Green.
There were eleven of us that day: six volunteers, Muday, Workay and Bazawit, and Workay’s friend Alamsai, and her daughter Titthena. Alamsai has been keeping Workay alive, bringing food every day – an almost unimaginable sacrifice in a city where food is so scarce. Such is the sisterhood that exists between the mothers in the cooperative.
Traveling to the Academy as a Volunteer
Many people have expressed interest in visiting Fresh and Green Academy, and volunteers are always welcome. The school is located in the capital city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. We …