The members of the Africa Refugee Cycling Team share one thing in common, a deep passion for cycling even after fleeing Eritrea. The sport inspires them to reach for greater heights despite the many obstacles they face as refugees.
It's a familiar sight in parts of East Africa - starving children, desiccated carcasses and parched landscapes. 17 million face the threat of hunger. It's a man-made crisis, says Ludger Schadomsky.
Eskinder Mamo and Amanuel Abrha met during their IT-studies in Germany. After graduation they returned to Ethiopia and developed "Fidel": The app prepares students for exams and quizzes and teaches Math and English.
Ethiopian musician Israel Dejene wants to keep young people from deprived backgrounds out of trouble. Now he’s built Ethiopia’s first - and so far only - skatepark in the capital Addis Ababa.
Mathias Sorgho has always dreamed of becoming a professional cyclist. He's taking part in the Tour du Faso, Africa's biggest cycling. But the biology Student still has a long way to go to achieve his dream.
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