The word Welkessa is a name of a river. The river is found in Assela Town, Arsi Zone, Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia. It originates from the cold highland and flows down all the way to the hot area crossing the town.
We named our website www.welkessa.com by the name of the river. The river supports the lives of the society in many ways. The society uses the river for drinking, cleaning and other related purposes.