Ephraim Tsegay is passionate about empowering the local church to bring sustainable development and community transformation to Ethiopia.
For the last 12 years, he has worked closely with local churches and Tearfund partners, helping Ethiopian communities become more resilient and better equipped to lift themselves out of poverty.
Throughout his career, Ephraim has specialized in several areas of development, including the Church and Community Transformation approach and the Self Help Group approach.
He attended the University of Manchester and Staffordshire University, earning a B.A. degree in Educational Psychology, an M.A. in Counselling Psychology, and an MSC in Transformation and Learning.
His background in program design delivers on Tearfund’s mission in the following thematic areas: gender equality, advocacy, disability inclusion, adult literacy, emergency response, livelihood development, and sanitation development.
Ephraim believes in the power of prayer to transform his home country and is encouraged daily by seeing God at work in the lives of the most vulnerable.