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Andinet’s new classroom – a success story

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Written by Rhi and Ama Ethiopia is still a country of economic divides. Although there has been major progress recently, there is still an obvious gap between urban and rural areas in terms of basics such as education, sanitation and development. In the countryside, an agricultural way of life often means that time is limited, as rearing livestock and tending crops leaves little to spare. The schooling resources for rural areas are often scarce. Educational facilities are lacking, and the…

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Electricity, Water & Classrooms for the Andinet Elementary School

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This summer Andinet Elementary School has had a well needed refurbishment, with the help of Girlguiding North East whose hard work has improved the quality of education for the 325 children who attend the school. It was established in 1974 and until recently was severely run down. 8 of the 13 classrooms were made from wood, mud and sticks and there was no electricity supply in the school at all. These conditions were far from ideal, with dusty, dark and…

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New classroom furniture at Fasiledes Prep

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The Fasiledes Preparatory School caters for pre-University pupils in the Gondar area and needed sturdy desks and chairs to cater for their 2,000-strong student population each day. Old wooden furniture had suffered over-long use and was no longer suitable or indeed safe for students to use. Working with the school Link Ethiopia has replaced the furniture in 6 classrooms with durable, locally-made metal desk and chair units. A big thank you to everyone who helped support this project. If you…

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