Month: December 2013

Addis Alem students enjoy the gift of water!

Addis Alem is one of the oldest school in Gondar, serving 655 children from very poor families living in Kebele 03. There used to be only 1 water tap for the entire school (children and staff) which used to get quite crowded during break time. However, thanks to funds from COFRA (a Switzerland based charitable …

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Library And Literacy Project – Following up

In addition to the Sounds of English training, given by Sue in Gonder, and myself in Bishoftu, earlier this term, the librarian, director (headteacher) and a few teachers form each Library and Literacy Project school were given library training by SEDFA’s Mark Smith. This was a two day course that sought to make the best …

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A mother’s love

Link Ethiopia is pleased to introduce you to Samirawit Ketema, a 14 year-old and her mother Fanu Girma. Their story shows the value of dedication, family unity, education and ambition. Samirawit was born to an illiterate mother, her father left the family home several years ago. Her mother knew that education was central to improving …

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The Sounds of English – Following up

[singlepic id=496 w=320 h=240 float=right]It’s all very well delivering a project or some training, but as discussed previously, we have to know if it works, and have to follow it up. Therefore after each delivery of the ‘Sounds of English’ course (four in total), we went to watch each teacher giving a lesson.  It allows …

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