Tigist's mother, Worknesh, supports her family by selling small groceries. Her husband Gezachew is unemployed. Both did not go far in their studies, they were able to continue until the fifth grade. They have 6 children and Tigist is their second child.
Tigist is 9 years old and a second-grader at Bobocho Primary School. Her favorite subject is Environmental Science, and she wants to be a Doctor when she grows up in the future.