Resources for Speech Therapy in Ethiopia

Resources for Speech Therapy in Ethiopia

Research shows that over 50% of children born with a cleft palate will require speech therapy in order to participate fully in school and in the community. Transforming Faces (TF) is proud of the team at Yekatit 12 hospital who ensure that their cleft patients have...
Meet 6-year-old Mekdelawit from Ethiopia

Meet 6-year-old Mekdelawit from Ethiopia

Meet six-year-old Mekdelawit from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Her smile needs no introduction, and her energy illuminated her one-room hillside home. Her favourite thing to do is to play house with her twin sister, and her friends. She’s enrolled in a nearby a nearby...
Reaching Remote Communities in Ethiopia

Reaching Remote Communities in Ethiopia

The need for comprehensive cleft care in Ethiopia is great. Our partner, Yekatit 12 Hospital, is the only comprehensive cleft care centre serving a country of 100 million people. This means that many families travel great distances to reach our partner (located in the...
Abebe’s Incredible Story

Abebe’s Incredible Story

  Meet three-year-old Abebe! Abebe and her family live in a village in central Ethiopia’s Welega Province. She has two older brothers – Negsa who is ten, and Deblo who is eight – and the love of her wonderful parents! She also has the support of...