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Meet Fenta

Teacher Training: Fenta’s Story In a national assessment, the Ethiopian Ministry of Education found that six in ten grade 4 students have a ‘below basic’ proficiency in English. This is a problem because when students move to secondary school, all lessons are taught in English. Many teachers themselves struggle with English as their second language …

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Shashkurit School

School Construction: Shashkurit School Together We Learn has been helping schools to build new classrooms, latrines and library buildings for over twenty years. As our team has grown we have been able to reach out to the schools most in need of support – rural schools where students are learning outside and where they don’t …

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Meet Anteneh

Sponsorship: Anteneh’s Story Anteneh was born in a small village in the Amhara region in 1995. He grew up with little support from his mother or his father; his parents never married and both started separate families. After enrolling in grade one, Anteneh walked seven kilometers each day to attend his nearest elementary school. Before …

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Helping Families to Keep Girls in School

Girls Education: Business Start-ups for Mothers Ethiopia has made progress towards improving the equality of enrolment rates for boys and girls in schools. Yet, the higher in education you go, the more likely girls are to drop out. One of the main reasons that girls drop out of school is poverty. When girls reach secondary …

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Meet Habte

Playgroup: Habte’s Story Habte started coming to the Playgroup when his sponsorship started. He was undernourished and had not started school yet so Playgroup would help him learn key early skills for Primary school. However, when he started coming to the Playgroup, our Youth Worker noticed that Habte wasn’t developing as he normally would by …

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