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Autism Program Funding In Ethiopia Faces Catch-22; Mothers Create Care Center

Devex: For aid to Ethiopia’s autistic, the numbers don’t add up
“…[T]hose few aid organizations that do provide services to Ethiopia’s autistic children face a difficult paradox: Their students require highly individualized, focused attention and low staff-to-child ratios, while most donors want to see big beneficiary numbers before they agree to provide any financial support…” The article discusses the Nehemia Autism Center, founded by six mothers of autistic children in a village near central Addis Ababa (Igoe, 11/6).

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