The plight of Elsa

Although I had never accommodated the idea of emigration day, but I kept thinking about the harsh living conditions of my family which bothered me like a continuous nightmare. I completed my high school with all difficulties and after that, I worked as a waitress in various cafeterias in Asmara for three years so to help improve my family’s conditions and to satisfy my conscience through the help I had contributed towards addressing problems. Although my work income was not satisfactory, “I felt that I did what I could to improve my family’s living conditions,” said the young girl Elsa. Continue reading “The plight of Elsa”