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Tsion Degu Tessema

Program Officer

Tsion Degu Tessema serves as Program Officer for the Ending the Exploitation of Child Domestic Workers in Ethiopia project. She joined the Freedom Fund in December 2020 as a Case worker for the Ethiopia Bete Project based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

In addition, Tsion has worked on outreach community-based programs for the Freedom Fund safe migration project with the Freedom Fund partner Organization for Prevention and Rehabilitation and Integration of Female Street Children.

Tsion has seven years of work experience implementing programs and projects focused on violence against women and girls, working shelters for women and children, school and family-based childcare and safety programs.

Tsion worked as a junior counsellor for children experiencing and vulnerable to different types of abuse, as a shelter team leader, an area coordinator and as a program manager.

Tsion has a bachelor’s degree from Gondor University and Master’s degree in social work from Addis Ababa University.

Key information

Joined our team in
December 2020
Focus area
  • Child domestic work