Month: August 2023

Summer 2023 News

Our Summer 2023 Newsletter Our quarterly news with the latest updates from our projects, fundraising and other news. In this quarter’s updates:

Building a Community

Homes for Single Mothers For those living below the poverty line, it can be difficult to break the cycle of low wages spent on basic necessities only. The families that we support through our Student Sponsorship programme are committed to keeping their children in school so that they can access the opportunities that education provides. …

Read more

School Links Update

By Hannah Dillon, School Link Coordinator Lessons in School Linking With schools in the UK and Ethiopia gearing up to open their doors to students again in September, it seems a natural time to reflect on the past academic year and on school linking in particular. At Together We Learn we work with a cluster …

Read more

Conflict in the Amhara Region

Update on the urgent situation A six month state of emergency has been declared in the Amhara region after conflict broke out at the start of August. This is where our Gondar office, hundreds of our sponsored families and many of our educational projects are based.  Areas in which we work, including Gondar, Bahir Dar and Lalibela have …

Read more

An Evening with Elizabeth Laird

An online event to support small charities in Ethiopia Join us on Ethiopian new year to hear from author Elizabeth Laird about her work and Ethiopia travels. This online event is in support of Small But Significant, a network of small UK-Ethiopian charities, of which Together We Learn is a member. Elizabeth Laird is an …

Read more

Chenna School Reconstruction

Rebuilding Classrooms after Conflict Chenna Primary School in Debark was occupied by rebel forces during the conflict in northern Ethiopia in 2021. When they withdrew, five classrooms had been destroyed and the furniture burnt. Our construction project aimed to rebuild the classrooms and restore the facilities, so that children could go back to school and …

Read more

Together We Learn - Ethiopia