Education, Who needs it?!

I want to share a story of a young woman that I met years ago. I have not had the courage to tell her story yet, so please bear with me as I squeeze out the details. Know that she has haunted me in my dreams and in my waking hours since I have met…

HERstory – Betty

Betty and I met on July 1st. I was returning from a graduation ceremony that took place in the morning and planned to meet a friend later in the afternoon so needed to get my boots polished. The rainy season is upon Addis, which means peak business for shoe shine boys. And so i assumed…

HERstory – Kidist Nerke

In this HERstory Kidist Nerke from SNNPR – southern part of Ethiopia shares with us how and why she made her way to Addis Ababa. I think about making difficult decisions in the future but I don’t think I’ve ever done anything of which people didn’t approve. If I had to think about it, I’d…