Month: December 2010

Brocklewood’s Fundraising Success

Brocklewood Primary raised an impressive £600 for their partner school, Dagoma Elementary, situated in a rural area of Northern Ethiopia. Pupils at Brocklewood took part in a variety of activities to raise the funds, at the same time building up their skills in various areas of the curriculum. Pupils made friendship bracelets in Ethiopian national …

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Brocklewood School’s Ethiopia Day

Each class learnt about Ethiopia’s geography, culture and religions, making use of Link Ethiopia resources on health and water (available from our resource library). Children investigated Ethiopian music and art and even tried their hands at making the Ethiopian staple, injera! Each class also chose a fundraising activity, which was promoted during the week with …

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November & December 2010

Welcome to our November & December 2010 news update “Christmas is coming and the geese are getting fat …..” Well, perhaps that’s not the most relevant way to start this News Update, but we at Link Ethiopia do send you all the compliments of the approaching season and hope that you will welcome our latest …

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New classroom furniture at Fasiledes Prep

The Fasiledes Preparatory School caters for pre-University pupils in the Gondar area and needed sturdy desks and chairs to cater for their 2,000-strong student population each day. Old wooden furniture had suffered over-long use and was no longer suitable or indeed safe for students to use. Working with the school Link Ethiopia has replaced the …

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An item of business news which Link Ethiopia staff noticed in the last few days is that a consignment of 16,000 day-old chicks are to be sent from India to Ethiopia as part of a programme to introduce and breed superior quality poultry in the African nation. The consignment from a Gurgaon-based poultry breeding company, …

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