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Annual Review 2023

Together We Learn’s Annual Report for 2022-23 Our Annual Review is out, click here to read and download it. The Year in Numbers: This Annual Review covers activities from April 2022 to August 2023, marking an exceptional 17-month period as we adjust our reporting to align with the academic year. Despite challenges, including ongoing conflict …

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An Update on our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

By Caroline Walker, CEO In August 2021 the UK office of Together We Learn committed to actively review our equality, diversity and inclusion practices and work to improve them for the overall benefit of our organisation. At that time we stated that: We recognise that structural racism is an issue in the UK charity sector. …

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Spring 2024 News

Our Spring 2024 Newsletter Our quarterly news with the latest updates from our projects, fundraising and other news. In this quarter’s updates:

Meet our Trustee, Elsa

Elsa Gezahegn King has been a trustee on our UK board for six years. She has a background in girls and womens equality working in both Ethiopia and the UK and provides vital support and guidance to the Together We Learn teams on approaches to girls’ education, working effectively with communities, and much more besides! …

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Christmas Challenge

UDPATE: We are delighted that we hit our target for our Christmas Challenge – raising £14,000 to build new kindergarten classrooms at Kebele 20 school. We thank you for your support and will keep you updated on the project as it progresses! Double your impact in our fundraiser! Join us in the Big Give Christmas …

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Autumn 2023 News

Our Autumn 2023 Newsletter Our quarterly news with the latest updates from our projects, fundraising and other news. In this quarter’s updates:

Student Sponsorship in 2022

An update on our Sponsorship Programme in 2022-23 This last year, we have supported over 400 students and their families across Ethiopia to overcome barriers to education through our sponsorship programme. We do this in four key ways: direct financial aid for parents, provision of education materials at the start of the school year, access …

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Future Girls: Changing Attitudes

What is Future Girls? Founded in 2021, Future Girls is one of our flagship programmes bringing together everything we have learned about girls education in past and present projects. We grew to understand that, amongst other things, the burden of household work, risks to health and safety, and a lack of resource for managing periods, …

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English Literacy for Ethiopian Children

2023 Phonics Update Together We Learn started working with Jolly Phonics in 2013 (formerly as Link Ethiopia), initially as our ‘Libraries and Literacy’ project. The project’s aim has always been to improve the English literacy skills of children in Ethiopia by training their teachers in the Jolly Phonics teaching method. Jolly phonics helps teachers to teach English …

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Kindu Klub & Playgroup

Learning from the children As part of our commitment to ensuring children are always empowered, and that their views sit at the heart of our work, we recently conducted a child-centred evaluation of our Kindu Klub and Playgroup projects. The Kindu Klub is an after-school club for children from disadvantaged households in Gondar, Amhara. The playgroup …

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