‘Ye Enat Weg’ Charitable Association led by the First Lady Roman Tesfaye signed an agreement yesterday with BGI Ethiopia that would enable the latter to feed 2,000 elementary school children in the capital.
Association Head Debrework Luelseged and BGI Human Resource Manager Mesfin Legese signed the agreement.
On the occasion, First Lady Roman Tesfaye, who is also Patron of the Association, acknowledged the efforts made by BGI for its exemplary contribution in minimize school drop out because of food shortage in the capital.
Association Head Debrework on her part said that there are over 20,000 children facing food shortage in the capital. The Association has started providing food to 2,000 students early October this year to address the problem with other institutions and concerned organs.
She called on stakeholders to contribute their share to maintain children in school because of absence of food and learning materials.
Mesfin on his part said that BGI has been discharging its social responsibilities. It would continue its support to various segments of the society.
BY FASICA BERHANE