Kidus’ Mom is originally from Gonder in the Amhara Region. She is 30 years old and never attended school, leaving her illiterate. However, she has now completed Embracing Hope’s literacy program and is making great changes. While Kidus’ father initially abandoned the family, he has returned and Mom recently gave birth to a new baby. He is helping to support the family. Their income is 2,000 ETB ($87) per month and their rent is 800 ETB.
Kidus attends the Embracing Hope School. He wants to drive cars when he grows up. His favorite food is pasta. He enjoys reading and his favorite subject in school is Amharic.