Kate Fereday Eshete is an Englishwoman living near the Simien Mountains, in the northern Ethiopian Highlands. She is Headmistress of Empress Mentewab School for poor rural children.

Empress Mentewab School is in great need of funds for land, construction and staff. For the latest developments, including Kate's appeal for help in covering major costs, see NEWS. Please support this remarkable school and the poor community it serves. To make a donation, see GIVE.

To learn more about life in Ethiopia, see KATE'S BLOG.

For projects needing funding, such as Kate's scheme to write and publish culturally-appropriate storybooks in English and Amharic for Ethiopian children, see INITIATIVES.

For information about Kate's published short fiction, see her WRITING BLOG.