22-year old Gifti has, together with four friends, set up her own non-governmental organisation (NGO) that promotes women’s empowerment.
Stories of change
Read the real-life stories of some CSSP beneficiaries here.
Thirty-six year-old mother of six Sefiya had no choice but to bring her children with her to prison. She is serving an 8 year prison term at Assella Correction Centre.
When their father was seriously injured in a car accident, the children of the Abebe family from Sasie-Tsaeda’emba were faced with a huge challenge.
Seventeen year-old Enderyas is a young man unable to hear and speak due to a hearing disability since birth.
Barud is a 42-year-old father of seven children that lives in Charati town in Ethiopia’s Somali region, a largely inaccessible area characterised by conflict, low rainfall and drought.