Alemitu’s mother sent her to Addis without her father’s knowledge and this led to their separation. Her mother was here in Addis and had searched for her everywhere imaginable, including public toilets. Alemitu run away from her sister’s place in Addis because her sister’s husband was advancing on her and her sister didn’t believe her when she told her. she changed her name to Alemitu so that the police or any other person wouldn’t track her sister and take her back. She had worked for another family for about a month before the police found her and sent her to the Emmanuel House. Alemitu’s return brought so much joy to her family. When she got back, her parents decided to get back together and everyone was happy. Alemitu is an only child.