Children of the Shining Light

Mabret’s siblings and some of our sponsored children enjoying themselves in the City of Awassa

(From left to right, Endris, Tedros, Shemeles, Yesehake, Freweyen, Milleun, Yenenesh and Nigeste.)

Yesehake

Yesehake is 11 years old and currently studying in the 3rd grade at the BNB Academy.  He is now fluent in Amharic and working hard on learning English which is his favorite subject.  Yesehake enjoys art and many of his pictures hang in the school halls.  Yesehake dreams of one day traveling to the United States. 

Milleun

Milleun is 11 years old and currently studying in the 3rd grade at the BNB Academy.  She loves to use her progressing reading skills to learn about Ethiopian history.  The teachers describe her as a born leader who is often found solving problems for her classmates and organizing after school activities.  Yesehake wants to become a teacher.

Tedros

Tedros is 15 years old.  He is currently in 6th grade at the BNB Academy and the teachers report that he is a big personality in the class.  Tedi is an excellent student and we are very proud of his progress reading and writing Amharic.  Tedi’s English is progressing each day.  He loves school.  After school, he can usually be found on the local soccer pitch.