Month: July 2020

Meet Solomon

Sponsorship: Solomon’s Story Solomon and his brother Addisu were orphans living as street children when they first heard about Together We Learn. Both of Solomon’s parents had died when he was young. Solomon’s father was an army captain and died in the Ethiopian civil war. Solomon’s mother later died after a long illness, the exact …

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Andinet School

School Construction: Andinet School Silenat is a student at Andinet school. Silenat lives with her mother, her brother and her two sisters in a one room mud and wood house in a rural area on the outskirts of Gondar. Silenat’s father died when she was young so her mother supports the family working as a …

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Meet Selam

Football Teams: Selam’s Story Together We Learn supports girls to stay in school and, through education, gives them the skills they need in later life. Our girls’ football team gives girls a chance to take part in sports which were traditionally just seen as boys’ activities. The team is an important space for them to …

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Our Girls’ Football Team

Our Girls’ Football Team provides a space for girls to play, to improve their fitness, and to develop a peer support network. Girls have fewer opportunities than boys because of concerns for their safety and a greater responsibility for household chores. Our football team shows that girls thrive when given the same opportunities as boys. …

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