10
1 out of 10 children in Ethiopia is orphaned - UNICEF
$40
feeds and sends a child to school for one month
50%
of Ethiopia's population is under age 18 - UNICEF
$5000
covers the annual cost of rent, utilities and food for a family of 10
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LATEST NEWS

Outreach – hope for the future

Selamta serves 96 youth in 11 Selamta Forever Family Homes who have been orphaned or abandoned. But did you know that Selamta also serves 30 children across 15 families who were at risk of breaking apart before this intervention? Selamta’s...

Ethiopia – Anywhere Road Blog

Post by Christopher Beisswenger Ethiopia is the only place on my itinerary that I have visited in the 15 years prior to this journey. The three weeks I spent there in 2007 led to years of involvement, in various capacities,...

Tizita in LA…Difret and Opportunities to Thrive

Given the opportunity, children will thrive. Surrounded by love and support, opportunities become realities. We are seeing extraordinary doors open this week!!! Our beloved Tizita, age 16, in Selamta’s Gondar House since 2006, participated in an acting workshop enrichment program...