Yonas Tadesse is an Ethiopian high school student living with a disability. He is also a trained Coach for international humanitarian organization Right To Play. His experience with Right To Play helped him to overcome a difficult childhood by developing his self-confidence and his role as a leader within his community. He has become an active role model for children and an inspiration to everyone who meets him.
Yonas was born and grew up in a disadvantaged community called Kirkos, a subsection of Addis Ababa. He has faced many of life’s challenges since he was a child. He lost his family at an early age and did not get the opportunity to be raised by his biological parents. He also became affected with polio and today lives with physical disability.
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