CAN Success Stories

Sometimes success comes in twos

Culture shock! That’s exactly how sisters Aster and Betelhem Kebede felt when they moved to America from Ethiopia a few years ago. They did not speak a word of English and they were afraid they would not make any friends. According to them, they wanted to be “normal teenagers” who did well in school, had jobs and enjoyed time with friends. After discovering the Youth Career Center of Hampton Roads, they found the answer to most of their challenges.