Ethiopia remains one of the poorest countries in the world.
Population below poverty line (2014 estimate)
57.2% Male & 41.1% Female
Literacy rate. Total population: 49.1% (2015 estimate)
*Sources: CIA World Factbook
School leaders trained: 132 | Teachers trained: 129
Total Schools Impacted
*Cumulative impact of March 31, 2017
EDIFY TEAM IN ETHIOPIA
Vice President of Program Assessment, Chief Transformation
Officer and Ethiopia Program Director
Makonen holds a
Christian Field Transformation and Training Officer
Yonatan has a Diploma from Bahir Dar Teachers College and a BA in Literature and History from Addis Ababa University. He is also an ordained youth pastor
In 2005, Yonatan and his wife started a school called Destiny Academy. Before joining Edify, Yonatan served as the General Manager of Destiny Academy.
Between 2005 and 2007, Yonatan served as a Country Representative for an organization called Inter-faith peace building Initiative. He has also been involved in leadership training for government officials, church leaders, business leaders and university students. Moreover, he has had several national and international conference speaking/training engagements. Yonatan has also been frequently invited to speak on TV and Radio.
Dibo Gelgelu, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Dibo joined Edify in 2017 as the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for Ethiopia. He has a college degree.
Dibo has been active in the church ministry since childhood as a youth leader, choir member, and prayer coordinator.