• Video: Schoolyard Art in Inspiring Ethiopia

    5 days ago - By Rick Steves

    We're producing a new special about hunger, airing next fall on public television - and for the past week, I've been scouting in Ethiopia, one of Africa's development success stories. We'll use the information I learn on this trip to write a better script and, ultimately, produce a better program when I return in April with our TV crew.
    One big takeaway has been that education is a government priority - and a fundamental part of Ethiopia's success. The number of K-8 schools here has tripled in the last 20 years, and almost all Ethiopian children now go to primary school. Here's a fun look...
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