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The school kids of Woliso Ethiopia

THE TOMORROW SCHOOL
We want to help improve the education environment for children in Ethiopia. And the story starts with Alemayehu, my father.

THE TOMORROW SCHOOL
Improving the education environment for children in Ethiopia.

Visiting Woliso Liben School Ethiopia

While we strive to reach all school children in Ethiopia, we will kick-off our projects with the Woliso Primary School in Oromia, Ethiopia. And here is why:

To us, the Woliso Liben Primary School is not like any other school in Ethiopia. Over 60 years ago, my father Alemayehu Shifferaw, then a 7-year old shepherd boy, had his very first day of school in Woliso. On this day, Alemayehu’s life took an entirely new direction – and a foundation was built for uncountable dreams and opportunities.

While we strive to reach all school children in Ethiopia, we will kick-off our projects with the Woliso Primary School in Oromia, Ethiopia. And here is why:

To us, the Woliso Liben Primary School is not like any other school in Ethiopia. Over 60 years ago, my father Alemayehu Shifferaw, then a 7-year old shepherd boy, had his very first day of school in Woliso. On this day, Alemayehu’s life took an entirely new direction – and a foundation was built for uncountable dreams and opportunities.

Family project in Ethiopian School Woliso

Education made my father who he is today: an academic, a self-starter, an entrepreneur, a thinker, a reader, a philosopher, a teacher, a traveller, a loving father and grandfather. He has truly lived up to the meaning of his name: Alemayehu – “he who has seen the world”.

This is my father’s story – and it can be so many other kids’ story as well. Without this school, my father would not have had a better tomorrow, a brighter future. Without this school, I would not be here – and have the chance today to help make the world a little bit better.

Education made my father who he is today: an academic, a self-starter, an entrepreneur, a thinker, a reader, a philosopher, a teacher, a traveller, a loving father and grandfather. He has truly lived up to the meaning of his name: Alemayehu – “he who has seen the world”.

Dad is back in school

This is my father’s story – and it can be so many other kids’ story as well. Without this school, my father would not have had a better tomorrow, a brighter future. Without this school, I would not be here – and have the chance today to help make the world a little bit better.

Meet
our
team

Proud chairwoman Tomorrow School

Mel

Founder & 1. Chairwoman

Mel went back to her German-Ethiopian roots and founded the idea of THE TOMORROW SCHOOL to honor her family story and to give back to her heritage. She’s a mother, a daughter, a sister, a traveller, a yogi. Strong-willed and driven she was last seen running her own company as a Digital Marketing Consultant and Project Manager for large brands, start-ups and agencies. Mel lives in Hamburg, Germany.

Smiling chairman Tomorrow School

Lasse

Co-Founder, 2. Chairman & Legal Advisor

Lasse inspired by their joint travels to Africa, he was immediately excited by the project and didn’t hesitate to team up. Lasse is the source of constant encouragement and takes care of all things legal at THE TOMORROW SCHOOL when he is not writing laws at the Federal Ministry of Justice or ruling as a Judge at the Regional Court. He lives in Hamburg and Berlin, Germany.

Happy Dad Alemayehu Tomorrow School

Alemayehu

Member of Honor

Alex is Melanie’s father and source of heritage, family, vision and inspiration to THE TOMORROW SCHOOL. He encourages and supports the purpose and mission at all times. His story, experience and advice keeps THE TOMORROW SCHOOL always on track to create a better tomorrow with expanded opportunities for the children in Ethiopia. The organization would have never been founded if it wasn’t for him.

Meet our team

Proud chairwoman Tomorrow School

Mel

Founder & 1. Chairwoman

Mel went back to her German-Ethiopian roots and founded the idea of THE TOMORROW SCHOOL to honor her family story and to give back to her heritage. She’s a mother, a daughter, a sister, a traveller, a yogi. Strong-willed and driven she was last seen running her own company M3L as a Digital Marketing Consultant and Project Manager for large brands, start-ups and agencies. Mel lives in Hamburg, Germany.

Smiling chairman Tomorrow School

Lasse

Co-Founder, 2. Chairman & Legal Advisor

Lasse inspired by their joint travels to Africa, he was immediately excited by the project and didn’t hesitate to team up. Lasse is the source of constant encouragement and takes care of all things legal at THE TOMORROW SCHOOL when he is not writing laws at the Federal Ministry of Justice or ruling as a Judge at the Regional Court. He lives in Hamburg and Berlin, Germany.

Happy Dad Alemayehu Tomorrow School

Alemayehu

Member of Honor

Alex is Melanie’s father and source of heritage, family, vision and inspiration to THE TOMORROW SCHOOL. He encourages and supports the purpose and mission at all times. His story, experience and advice keeps THE TOMORROW SCHOOL always on track to create a better tomorrow with expanded opportunities for the children in Ethiopia. The organization would have never been founded if it wasn’t for him.

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