Wubeta’s father died when he was young. His mother was killed 2 years ago, by a thrown stone. His sister, aged 20, has been trying to keep the family together. There are 5 children in total. They live in a hut in Shimsha, which is 10 kilometres from Lalibela. Every day, Wubeta walks the 10 Km to school in Lalibela and the 10Km home to Shimsha. Continue reading Wubetu Biset Awoke
Wubetu is studying Tourism at the local vocational school. He has just completed his first year and scored 3.8 out of a possible 4.
As his parents are both dead, our money lets him help to support his family in addition to letting him attend college.
It has been agreed to continue his support of 500 Birr per month for a second year with 2 performance related bonuses, paying up to 250 Birr each.
Wubetu is now in his final year at the vocational school studying tour guiding. As both his parents are dead, the money we give him helps to support the family in addition to keeping him at college.
He has great ambitions to run his own company in the future.
It has been agreed to continue his support of 500 Birr per month for a third year with 2 performance related bonuses, paying up to 250 Birr each.
2013 Age 19 years
Wubetu has graduated with Diploma 3 in Tourism Marketing from the Further Education College in Lalibela.