Month: March 2010

New Sponsorship Manager in Ethiopia

We are really pleased to announce the appointment of Firew Tilahun as our new Sponsorship Manager in Ethiopia. Firew set up our southern office in Bishoftu (Debre Zeit) about sixteen months ago and has been expertly steering and coordinating our activities within a dozen schools in Addis Ababa, Bishoftu, Adama (Nazret) and Asella since then. …

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Ethiopia plans universal access to safe drinking water by 2015

The Water Resource Minister in Ethiopia has announced that the Government plans to expand the provision of clean, safe water and sanitation services, covering every inhabited area within the next five years. According to the minister, the safe water service coverage of the country has reached to 66.2 percent at present from a level of …

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Ethiopia’s neighbours

First of all, test yourself! Can you name the five countries that are the immediate neighbours of Ethiopia? And if you can do that, can you name them in order, starting with the most northerly and progressing in a clockwise direction? Well ….. were you right? The most northerly neighbour of Ethiopia is Eritrea. Eritrea …

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Together We Learn - Ethiopia