• SEMEGNEW ESHETU

    Seme is our success story! He graduated form Bahir Dar University with a Degree in Information Technology. He, then joined RDL to become an officer! After working as an IT teacher for some time, now owns his own Internet Cafe! We are very proud of Seme!

  • NEBIYU DAGNEW

    Nebiyu was one of six siblings who used to live in Bahir Dar with with his parents. When his father died in 1999, the children had work (as shoe shine) to help their mother. Just as he started to contemplate quitting his Grade 5 eduaction, he heard of RDL and joined. Nebiyu recently completed his studies in Psychology in 2012! Congratulations!

  • TAYACHEW ABE

    Taye's family stuggled without a stable income. When his family was unable to provide for him he was forced to leave and look for shelter. He stumbled onto RDL in 2000 and has remined ever since. He now a student at the Bahir Dar University majoring in fashion design.

  • GETAHUN SHEBABAW

    Getaw (nickname), after passing the Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate Examination , joined the police acadamy, and is now serving his community as a police man.

  • YIBELTAL DAGNAW

    Yibeltal (nicknamed Abush), passed the Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate Examination and got admited to Jijiga University. Abush is currently in Bahir Dar.

  • ESHETU MESGANAW (Eshet)

    Eshet hoped to become a lawyer one day. But fate took him towards another direction. Eshet recently completed his studies in Natural Resource Management and obtained his degree in 2012! Congratulations!

  • YOHANNES GETENET

    Yohannes after completing his secondary school education became a tour guide and receptionist at a local lodge.

  • TARIKU DAGNEW

    Tariku had to temporarily discontinue his education due to a disease that is slowing drawing him towards blindness. He went to the city of Addis Ababa (capital of Ethiopia), learned to read and write brail in both Amharic (one of the Ethiopian languages) and English. He recently completed his program and is currently continuing his secondary school education.