Month: September 2014

The Great Ethiopian Run Experience

Written by Lynn Combes, teacher at Sincil Sports College “Sincil Sports College have been part of the Link Ethiopia School Linking programme for nearly three years now. In November 2012 I was able to visit our Link school in Bishoftu with a colleague; we were encouraged by our Headteacher to take on this experience after …

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Teaching in an Ethiopian School

Written by Lauren Eliot “I’ve recently returned from a five week volunteering placement with Link Ethiopia, based in Gondar, teaching Grade 11 students at Fasiledes Preparatory School, just outside of town. Before embarking on my journey to Ethiopia, I was anxious and unsure of what to expect from this enigmatic country, but now I can …

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My Link Ethiopia Summer Internship

An Investigation into the Barriers to Female Education in Link Ethiopia Schools Written by Emily Gretland “Roughly two months ago, with a 20 hour journey ahead, the time had finally come to travel to the Link Ethiopia offices in Gondar to undertake a study and produce a collaborative report on barriers to female education in …

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A Day in Addis

Written by Ben Robinson Many volunteers are able to spend just one day in Addis at the beginning or end of their stay in Ethiopia. Here Ben, a previous volunteer, outlines his recommendations of where to eat and what do with that day. One option in Addis is to stay at Leya Hotel, and these …

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Cup Final disappointment for the Link Ethiopia Wolves Football Team

Written by Zemene “The Link Ethiopia Wolves Team played their last game on Saturday against their counterparts Kebele 03. The game was held during a hot day, and both teams struggled mightily during the tense and exciting Gondar Under-15s Cup Final. Within a few minutes of the game commencing, the Wolves struck eagerly and scored. …

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World Challenge Team At Addis Alem Elementary School

Written be Zemene “A school World Challenge team, from Winchester College, arrived in Gondar on the 24th of July 2014 to take part in a trip of a lifetime. The group of students are part of one of Link Ethiopia’s exciting expedition trips, in partnership with World Challenge, which aims to connect Secondary School students …

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