2016 Aged 19
Demeke is from the countryside, 30 Km. from Lalibela.
His parents are subsistence farmers and have no money to support him. They are against him continuing at school and want him to return to work on the land. He has 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
He passed grade 10 with very great distinction and was second in his class in the grade 11 exams.
He is now in grade 12 and has ambition to be a doctor.
It has been agreed to support him with 600 Birr per month.