About Tsige Tessema

Tsige Tessema


Tsige Tessema, the founder and president of Raeye Children's Aid (RCA), is dedicated to ensuring every child has access to quality education. With a Master's degree in cyber-security from the United States and previous experience as a project manager at the Organization for Women in Self-Employment (WISE) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Tsige is also a network engineer. Tsige's passion is driven by her desire for inclusivity in society, particularly for special needs students. Despite not having any special needs children or relatives, she firmly believes that being a victim is not a prerequisite for helping others. Her goal is to empower these children to live fulfilling lives just like anyone else.