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: 460 | Teachers trained: 654
Total Schools Impacted
*Cumulative impact as of March 31, 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
Dibo Gelgelu, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Dibo joined Edify in March 2017 as the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. Prior to joining
Previously, he has served as a project manager for a non-profit organization supporting children and worked for the government as head of planning. Dibo is also
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.