(written by our Ethiopian director Zerihun Kassa and web journalist Naomi Schalm)
Guyo Haleke is 45 years old and a father to 5 children. They live in southern Ethiopia, just south of the coffee town Yirga Cheffe, in an area hit by the worst drought in 60 years. We are dedicated to helping villages down there.
Guyo used to raise cattle, but all the cattle are dying from the drought. So he needed another way to provide for his family. You might say he’s had a mid-life career change.
Guyo’s brother [...]Read more