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Meet Kalkidan

Sponsorship: Kalkidan’s Story Kalkidan was born in Asebeteferi in the Oromiya region of Ethiopia in 1997. When she was five years old, Kalkidan’s mother died and her father married another woman. Kalkidan moved to Bishoftu to live with her uncle. Kalkidan’s father did not support her, so her uncle became her guardian but, after some …

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Meet Solomon

Sponsorship: Solomon’s Story Solomon and his brother Addisu were orphans living as street children when they first heard about Together We Learn. Both of Solomon’s parents had died when he was young. Solomon’s father was an army captain and died in the Ethiopian civil war. Solomon’s mother later died after a long illness, the exact …

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Meet Anteneh

Sponsorship: Anteneh’s Story Anteneh was born in a small village in the Amhara region in 1995. He grew up with little support from his mother or his father; his parents never married and both started separate families. After enrolling in grade one, Anteneh walked seven kilometers each day to attend his nearest elementary school. Before …

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