Month: August 2015

Ethiopian children more satisfied with school life than in the UK

Written by Muna The Children’s Society and the University of York have spent a decade researching the well-being of children. Last week they published their findings in their fourth annual report, which you can find on The Children’s Society’s website. For their research, they asked 60,000 children what matters in their lives. The questions were …

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Malnutrition training with journalists & NGOs

By Tefera Teklu Two-day training on tackling malnutrition was given to Amhara Regional State journalists in Bahir Dar by Save the Children Ethiopia. The first day’s session – ‘Nutrition Basics and Why Nutrition Matters’ – was presented by Assistant Professor, Demewez M.H. from Food Science and Nutrition Department of Bahir Dar University. He stated that …

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Link Ethiopia donates computers

By Tefera Teklu (Photos by Lauren L. Elliott) Link Ethiopia donated used computers to three Technical & Vocational Education & Training Colleges that are found in Maksegnit, Kola Diba and Addis Zemen near Gondar. The colleges received 13 computers each.   The regional Manager, Elsa Kebede, briefed the representatives about Link Ethiopia’s programmes and about the …

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International Youth Day – Empowering young people

Written by Cecilia The International Youth Day – which takes place on August 12th every year- has been set up by the United Nations (UN) in 2000. Youth is considered the time of life between childhood and adulthood (15-24 years-old). This day has different focuses and aims: 1- Bringing youth issues and needs to the …

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Child Sponsorship Clubs

Link Ethiopia’s Child Sponsorship Programme has different aspects and aims. From providing students with schools uniforms and school learning resources to building libraries and toilet facilities in schools, the programme aims to provide concrete support to young Ethiopians. A relatively recent aspect of the Child Sponsorship Programme are the Sponsorship Clubs. These clubs aim to …

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