Empowering Creative Writers and Journalists  
Excerpts from Baalu Girma
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Flyer: Baalu Girma-Career Timeline and Family Tribute here 

The Baalu Girma Foundation Position Statement-Amharic here 

The Baalu Girma Foundation Position Statement-English here 

Welcome to the Baalu Girma Foundation!

The Baalu Girma Foundation, a Michigan based non-profit organization, strives to promote excellence in the creative writing and journalism professions.

The Foundation is established in memory of Baalu Girma, an Ethiopian journalist and writer who was kidnapped by the military junta in 1984. Throughout his life, Baalu was a true pioneer in his field; he had a lifelong passion for journalism and writing. Major highlights of his personal life and his work are captured in