- I was born in Ethiopia. I did my elementary, junior and senior secondary schools in the East :Gojjam zone of the Amhara Regional State. I completed my first degree university education at Addis Ababa :University. Then, I did my second degree at Egerton University in Kenya.
- Since the completion of my "first degree", I worked as a teacher in two senior secondary schools for three :years. Then, I joined the the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research as a language editor of :agricultural research publications.