Awramba is a community found in South Gonder Zone of Amhara State, Ethiopia, 68 km from Bahir Dar. The community was founded in Zumra Nuru, the founder and Co-Chair of Awramba Community Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 4, () In Nortwest Ethopia lives a community of around people, founded by a once labeled crazy man called Zumra Nuru. Nuru never had any.

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The Awramba community is a self-sufficient one that follows four principles: Maheder Blocked Unblock Follow Following.

At least people are listening.

Awramba Ethiopia

I have been through a very rough time, so you can say it is more of a burden. Zumra also used to advocate that human beings have the power to get rid of vices like lying, cheating The community members are few in number.

I shall say it is a bit better now than it was before. And in the case where both parents are lost, the children are immediately adopted by the community.

Zumra Nuru: His Awramba Community and His Quest for Utopia

At the time, I believed as I do now that the man as a father and the women as a mother should be engaged in duties in accordance to their capacities and should both be respected and treated equally. So, it remains to be seen if this system will stand the test of time. I did not learn such matters from anyone. Members of the Awra Amba community therefore were not given agricultural land to cultivate, but instead were pushed into the most infertile and malaria infested corner of the district.

The profit they make from sales is equally shared between commuinty members at the end of the year regardless of gender, input or capability.

In the case where, for example, there is a widow in the community, everyone takes turn to fill the gap created by the deceased parent by filling the domestic gaps. We have approached the government to give us more land so that we can be more productive. Too often, children are engaged on duties that do not take into account their capacities for doing things.


They think that this segment of the society should be treated equally with communiry respect and should get supported by the working groups.

In the community, ckmmunity human beings, in general, and men and women, in particular, are treated equally. Zumra Nuru, the founder of the Awramba community came up with a new philosophy, which serve as the basis for the most basic cultural values, beliefs and principles of the community.

Ethiopia: A Community With Extraordinary Principles

When I asked my parents such questions, my parents thought I was mentally ill person. I just wondered why this had to happen to my mother as if she had extra strength or something. What drove him to create this community was the discrimination and inequality that he observed in his society.

From Awrramba, the free encyclopedia. That is exactly what makes me sick. Despite living in a culture which practice early marriage, the people of Awra Amba have decided girls should marry only after reaching the age of 18, and communitj at or above Get updates Get updates.

Sometimes I wish I could run away from my conscience, but I just cannot. All days of the week are considered as one and the same if fommunity are working to win their daily life.

My parents commknity farmers. Populated places in the Commnity Region Intentional communities. Their way of life makes them peculiar from the rest of the Amhara people residing in the state.

The community has its own distinct founding philosophy and cultural values, beliefs and principles. They are nurturing them to think outside of the box and come up with new ideas and concepts. Some people outside of the community believe that God prohibits them not to do work in some religious holidays, but he says that God is always willing for everyone to work awrxmba and to reap the fruits as per the efforts.

Another supporter is Mohammed Mussa, a rural development consultant who prepared a case study on the village for the World Bank. One day, he ate a piece of meat from one of his Christian neighbors.


I usually run away for a month or twenty days, just to find some break, but I will cojmunity back home again and start teaching although they considered me a mad person. They both spent the whole day in the farm but when they came back home it was time for my father to rest but never for my mother.

How did you get the courage to teach your principles and succeed against all odds? Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 4, Ezega.

He was also against a number of Ethiopian cultural values: Finally, what advice do you wish to give to your fellow citizens? How many of the Awramba community members went on to get higher education? The community was founded in and live within a place circumscribed by chain of mountains and hills.

To better understand this, let us use agriculture due to its convenience to the community. Fourth, I saw communjty hurting, killing, and stealing from one another. The third issue I have is, all too often, the less fortunate and the old do not have anyone to take care of them.

This offended his Muslim family, including his mother. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Related East Africa Ethiopia. His mother could not reply. But what matters to me is when people not only listen but also put qwramba teachings into practice. According to the written rule and regulations of the community, all human beings are treated and respected equally regardless of sex, race and ethnicity, religion.

The community mainly uses weaving as a source of income and has ordinary members and union members. Okay, We have development committee which consults the community to be more productive and effective.

The village’s success has made it a subject of numerous studies.