Over time, Senai Kidane has found his identity and identified Oakland as the place he calls home.
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In the highland plateau, people live in small villages conducting subsistence plow-agriculture.
Many of the 20,000 people from Ethiopia and Eritrea living in the Bay Area call Oakland home.
Oakland North is taking a look at the culture and history of the Ethiopian or Eritrean communities in Oakland with “East Africans in Oakland” a series of profiles on everyday people living in the city.
“Not too many children from rural areas attended schools,” Kidane said.
“Education was looked as a way of economic and social advancement, but not every family had the luxury of sending every child to school.” A few months before Kidane was born, his family was separated when father had to flee Ethiopia.
To the north and northwest, the country borders the Sudan, to the south, Ethiopia, and to the southwest, Djibouti.