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Once you choose a child, please call our office at 800-342-5531 x502 to confirm your selection of a child, as our website is under construction. Thanks! 

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If you have questions or problems at any point in the process of sponsoring, please call us - 800-342-5531 x502.

Bedelu Fitsum


ID Number
ET510-09050
Gender
Male
Birthday
Jun 20, 2007
Age
10 years
Country
Ethiopia
School
public school
Interests
soccer
Needs
education, food, clothing
Health
HIV+
Church
attends church and Sunday school
Siblings
only child

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