#DOTYouth

#DOTYouth is a global network of daring social innovators. Read about how some of DOT Ethiopia’s digital champions, community leaders, and social innovators are creating opportunities and transforming their communities.

Kalkidan

Kalkidan Lakew knows it’s not easy for women in Ethiopia to pursue entrepreneurship.

“Business in Ethiopia is dominated by men, especially business that requires risk-taking. Startup businesses are left to men ...

Dargie

When Dargie Haile Molla was in the final year of his chemical engineering studies at Bahir Dar University of Technology, his teacher set a challenge for him and his classmates: create a business project that could ...

Tsege

Women in Ethiopia face many barriers to becoming entrepreneurs. They often have less education than men, can face discrimination, and are less likely to own assets...

Benyam

Benyam Lalago knows it is all too easy for trash to pile up. Papers become clutter, old clothes are stashed in the back of closets, plastic refuse takes over space....

Bikyalech

Like many Ethiopians, Bikyalech Ermias moved from a small village to the city in search of a better future. She received...