Ethiopian Business Review

During a heavy rain at night, while lying in a comfortable bed with the sounds of rain soothing you to sleep, have you ever thought, “what about the homeless people outside?” 

Friday, 15 August 2014 03:00
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Single parents face many obstacles – both social and financial – when raising kids. The daily challenges of raising kids can even take a psychological toll on single mothers who have to raise kids and work full time in order to provide for their family. EBR Staff Writer Meseret Mamo tells a story of how one NGO, Meseret Humanitarian Organization (MHO), is hoping to bring hope to the lives of single mothers in Ethiopia.

Wednesday, 16 July 2014 00:00
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Fifteen years ago, when her husband died after suffering for a long time, what distressed Nardos Debebe was how to raise her two children without a father. But, soon, the rumour of her husband’s death from AIDS-related complications erupted. This was followed by stigma and discrimination, adding to the pain and agony she had already been enduring. She then hid away from families and friends into a monastery around the Entoto Hills north of Addis Ababa. She stayed there for years, leaving her children with family members, and choosing to live in solitude.

Monday, 16 June 2014 06:00
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