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Food Support Plan in Ethiopia | Roots Ethiopia Responds to Hunger

We want to be as clear as possible in regards to our most recent food support plan in Ethiopia. In October, two of our Board Members, Meghan Walsh and Jessica Steinberg spent time in Shashago, Ethiopia. It is mentioned as an affected area according to the FEWS (Famine Early Warning Systems). In Shashago woreda, they visited a local school where a number of families

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Food Insecurity and Famine Relief in Ethiopia: Straight Up News and How to Make a Big Difference

So many folks have been asking us at Roots Ethiopia about the drought and food shortage in Ethiopia.  I have been inspired by your concerns and willingness to support our emergency relief work.  It is my honor to write on behalf of the entire Roots Ethiopia team, and to let you how you can help.

Success Stories


I learn every day. I know my life is changed because I go to school. It is a relief for my mother and it is a joy for me.

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Becoming a doctor is my dream. I have to go to school and work hard so I can help my village one day. That is my biggest dream, to help others.

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Everything I do is so I can raise my daughter to see how a woman can be a success. My business is the way I build success. She inspires me to work hard every day.

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The neighbors say, “look at her now, she could not feed her children and she is now feeding the neighborhood!

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