About the Ebook
Donna Sillan, MPH is an international public health consultant, working for large NGOs in over 40 countries during the past 32 years. Focusing on community-based nutrition based on “positive deviance”, she devises nutritious recipes using local foods with village women throughout Asia and Africa. In 2007, Donna decided to distill the lessons she learned during her vast NGO experience and co-founded Common River, a non-profit organization in Sidama, Ethiopia. She divides her time between Mill Valley, California and Aleta Wondo, Ethiopia. She has two children and two Ethiopian god-children in the US, and 150 orphaned children at her school in Ethiopia.