"So I stand here today, on behalf of my family, because I now know and want to keep knowing more about this man who dedicated his life crafting and shaping words that live on for generations. Words that run deep in the blood of many. Words that have entered homes and lives. Words that bring life. Words that inspire and ignite. Words that evoke tears, joy and Hope. Words that come from love and passion for justice.
Daddy, we are today because you stayed true to your words and these words we celebrate today will live on for generations and THAT daddy is the definition of true impact..." [From my speech for my dads book release yesterday]
This past weekend, I enjoyed showcasing my #Timket Celebration: Street Procession #photography at @afrohub's Oh Snap! #Gallery#Exhibition ! It was such a wonderful experience and I am definitely going to have more #exhibitions in the future. Hearing people's thoughts about what they think of my #photos is invaluable! Also, a few people mentioned that they learnt something new about #Ethiopia , which is such great news to me! Thank you to all those that came and even purchased photos! You rock!!! 🤗🤗🤗 Photo credit: @yourparentsarecool
From New Zealand to Ethiopia.
Ethiopia is home to a burgeoning population of some 100 million people and one of the world’s fastest growing economies. But despite this growth, about 40% of Ethiopia’s population is still malnourished. Since 2015, New Zealand milk powder, made from milk collected from Fonterra farms in Southland and Waikato, has made its way to thousands of Ethiopian children as a fortified milk drink. Developed especially for the region, Anchor Fortified Milk Drink “will play a significant role in the national goal of ending child malnutrition by 2030” (Addis Fortune, 2015).