Month: November 2010

Jenda Elementary’s got a brand new pump!

Jenda Elementary, a rural school catering for 900 pupils, is 30 minutes walk from the nearest road, which itself is a further hour’s bus ride from Gondar town centre. Until recently, the school had no clean water for pupils to drink. Link Ethiopia funded the installation of a new water pump facility on the school …

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Our biggest ever book shipment!

Travelling some 6,000 miles, our largest book shipment to date recently arrived safely in Gondar, Ethiopia. The 20-foot-long container set sail five months earlier after a busy period of book collections, sorting and packing with the very generous support of our UK schools. On arrival in Ethiopia an energetic team of students helped unload and …

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It has just been announced that France Telecom SA has started a two-year contract to manage Ethiopia’s state-owned Ethio Telecom, Communications and Information Technology. The Paris-based company will manage the utility, accounting systems will be modernised and new services introduced, also helping to boost the basic services at present in place and strengthen the infrastructure. …

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Active learning resources

At Link Ethiopia, we believe that schools are only as effective as the teaching inside them. In partnership with the local Teacher Training Centre in Gondar we have provided funds to enable the creation of three sizeable boxes of interesting classroom resources for rural schools. These resources include locally-made visual aids, games, mini-blackboards and other …

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