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: 499 | Teachers trained: 679
Total Schools Impacted
*Cumulative impact as of September 30, 2019
EDIFY TEAM IN ETHIOPIA
Ethiopia Country Director
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
Christian Transformation and Training Officer
Mihiret joined Edify in October 2018. She coordinates Christian transformation activities with Edify partner schools in Ethiopia.
While at University, she was a facilitator of the evangelism team, mobilizing her peers to share the Gospel with their friends. She also led the University campus fellowship for three years. Mihiret finished several
Mihiret earned a BSc in civil engineering from Ethiopia Bahir Dar University in 2018. She graduated from the leadership certificate program from Compassion by completing the second level award in holistic development.