Birtukan was almost eight months pregnant when we met her. See is attending the F.E. college on a computer course which finishes in March 2012. When her baby is born Zewdu from Lalibela church has offered to help her during the weeks she will miss her classes. The Lal Hotel where Birtukan is on work experience said she is developing well and is a very loyal employee. In 4 months time the new Lal Hotel complex will open and she will have a job in Reception but will need child care.
Note: We received news that she had a baby boy born late October and will resume part-time work shortly.