Month: May 2015

A New Library for Arbatu Ensesa School, Gondar!

Written by Cecilia Link Ethiopia has just finished a project of construction of a brand new library building for Arbatu Ensasa School in Gondar, Northern Ethiopia. The new library replaced the small, ill-equipped older facility at the school, which was very inadequate for keeping up with the demand of the schools and students, and failed to match …

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What does Cultural Diversity mean at Link Ethiopia?

Written by Cecilia 21st of May has been declared the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development by the UN General Assembly in 2002. What is culture and what is cultural diversity? In its first meaning the term “culture” meant the “spirit of a people”. Culture is the way we approach the world, …

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Link Ethiopia’s Reading Bee Competition 2015

By Tefera Teklu The annual Reading Bee Competition was held at the Link Ethiopia office on Saturday 2nd May. Students in attendance came from schools in and around Gondar, accompanied by their teachers and librarians. The competition involved students from 3 age groups: Grades 3-4, G5-6 and G7-8. The winners from each grade were awarded …

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NGO Forum 2015

By Tefera Teklu The 2015 NGO Forum took place last week at the Recreation. Different Charitable Organisations which are based in and around Gondar took part in displaying and discussing their work to Amhara Regional State officials. The officials were then invited for some site visits which included three NGO projects which included Link Ethiopia, …

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