Mitiku

Age: 
12
Date of Admission: 
January 1, 2018
Greatest Needs: 
Family  inclusive counseling & guidance

It’s been years since Mitiku came to Addis with his aunt. After his mother’s death, he left Becho to start a new life in Addis. For 6 years, he’s lived with his aunt, went to school, made friends and has built a life here. A couple of weeks ago, his cousin out of the blue asked him to leave the house. Mitiku says his aunt was right there when this happened but that she didn’t do a thing about it. Because he had nowhere to go, he went to school and told his teachers what happened. They are the ones who took him to the police. If his aunt wants him back, Mitiku wants to go back home to her.