Her name is Simegn Belay, She is from the Amhara region. She was born in a poor family. She moved to Addis Ababa, hoping to change her life and help her family. From then on, she worked as a housemaid. It was then that she began a relationship with the father of the Bemnet. She gave birth to her first child Bemnet, and seven years later she became pregnant with her second child. Then, unexpectedly, her husband left her with her 7-year-old daughter, Bemnet, and her unborn child. She tried to do whatever she could to support herself, but no one was willing to hire her. When she gave birth to her son, the Surafel, she had more problems than ever before. She and her children were starving to death. Homeless and desperate, she was forced to beg to live with her child Bemnet and baby Surafel.
It was a time when LCMO was in the process of forming a charity for Love For Children and Mothers organization. We go to her place to invite he to the better life and ask her if she want to change her life her son Surafel will stay at the daycare for free. She said “yes very much”. She added that since my daughter at in school, it would not be difficult for me to handle my work. She was exhausted by hardship of life. A few days later, we keep the promis and come to her to realize the purpose of the LCMO and it began to take care of Surafel like others the needy kids.
They come in to the Love Daycare. Love Daycare accepted Surafel with a comfortable nursery, by giving cleaning, clothing, feeding and others services. After a while, the weeds turned into laughter and became happy and playful. The faces of the flowers are become bright.
The children are now getting full care at Love Daycare from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. From the services they be given
- fresh and nutritious food three times a day
- hygiene, clothing, and shoes
- medical treatment when they are sick
- Exercise basic education
- Nap time
- Sport time
- Music time
- Kids movie time
They all are fill safe& very happy. all in LCMO. Her eldest daughter Bemnet also continued her school provided with the necessary school supplies, clothing and shoes, and continued her education in the first grade.
Simegn began her rehabilitation thrugh psychological support with various life skills training. Then she start work at LCMO as a nannies.This is very important for her son Serafel Because she was still breastfeeding, she was able to do her job With care & breastfeed her baby. She also works part-time in a private home. Her average monthly income is 2,200.00 birr, which cover for her income for rent and monthly consumption. She and her children now have the hope of a bright and happy life They come in to the Love Daycare. Love Daycare embracing the kids Kidus and Meklit with a comfortable nursery, by giving cleaning, clothing, feeding and others services. Fantaye began her rehabilitation thrugh psychological support with various life skills training. Then she start work. they fill safe. Her happiness was unparalleled. After a while, the weeds turned into laughter and became happy and playful. Their future becomes bright.