Lideya's mother, Denkenesh, was in school until the 11th grade. But due to unintended pregnancy, she dropped out of school and was forced to start a family at an early age. As a result, she was unable to find a job and support herself and her family financially. Denkenesh now has three children, Lideya’s father, Abenet, supports his family financially in solitude by working as a day laborer.
Lideya is the first child in her family. She is 9 years old and in 1st grade at Bobicho elementary school in Hosanna.. Her favorite subject is Amharic and she wants to be a Doctor when she grows up.