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Ashenafi Hailu Hatiya


ID Number
ET400-02242
Gender
Male
Birthday
Sep 05, 2005
Age
11 years
Country
Ethiopia
School
Amanuel Light & Life
Interests
jumping, soccer
Needs
education, food, clothing
Health
good
Church
attends church and Sunday school
Siblings
3 brothers, 1 sister

Ethiopia

My Country


Estimated Population
91,195,675 (July 2012 est.)
Land Area
slightly less than twice the size of Texas
Literacy Rate
42.7%
Death Rate
9.3 deaths/1,000 population
Location
Eastern Africa, west of Somalia
Economy
Ethiopia's economy is based on agriculture, which accounts for 46% of GDP and 85% of total employment. Coffee has been a major export crop. The agricultural sector suffers from poor cultivation practices and frequent drought.
People
Oromo 34.5%, Amara 26.9%, Somalie 6.2%, Tigraway 6.1%, Sidama 4%, Gurage 2.5%, Welaita 2.3%, Hadiya 1.7%, Affar 1.7%, Gamo 1.5%, Gedeo 1.3%, other 11.3%
State Religion
Orthodox 43.5%, Muslim 33.9%, Protestant 18.6%, traditional 2.6%, Catholic 0.7%, other 0.7%
Child Care Ministries

CIA World Factbook: Ethiopia