Name: Meseret, Yabsira & Yostina
Story: Meseret is a young single mother of two, recently widowed. She was living in her sister-in-law’s home, but was kicked out and is now homeless, depending on the kindness of friends and neighbors. Her son, Yabsira, is 6 years old and in kindergarten this year, and her daughter, Yostina, is 3 years old. Meseret has no income to meet their needs, and the family is dependent on the Endihnew Hope Saturday Feeding Program and charity from neighbors.
Name: Eleni & Getay
Story: Eleni is 12 years old and in 5th grade. She lives on Entoto Mountain with her mother, Getay, who suffers from a mental disability. Both Getay & Eleni can often be found outside of the local Orthodox church begging for food and money so they can eat and pay their house rent. They don’t earn enough money to meet their needs and are dependent on the Endihnew Hope Saturday Feeding Program and charity from neighbors.