Fikerte has her masters in Developmental Psychology and has worked with orphans and high risk children for over 4 years before she joined the AWAA Ethiopia team. Fikerte is working on counseling older children, training nannies on child development, and monitoring the daily schedules of the children. She notes, "I want the children to be prepared for adoption and help provide them with tools so their transition into their new life is smoother". Fikerte is married and has a one year old daughter (pictured with her) named Foyam.
Meet our new Psychologist, Fikerte Addis!