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Fundraising

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‘Bring and Buy’ fundraiser raises £250 for Girls’ Education

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New Year brings new hope and this year at Link Ethiopia we are focussing our fundraising efforts on our Girls’ Education Project ‘Tomorrow’s Hope’. Things have got off to a great start with a ‘bring and buy’ sale organised by our long-term supporter, Karen Marono from Italy. Karen hosted a buffet and friends were asked them to bring things from home which they don’t use/don’t particularly like (unwanted gifts, books, DVDs, unworn clothes, kitchen items, etc) and then auctioned them…

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Hamle 19 Building Project

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On the fringes of Asela, a large town about 90 minutes South of Bishoftu, sits Hamle 19 Elementary School.  Hamle 19 provides a beautiful setting and is linked to two schools back in the UK, Lutterworth’s John Wycliff Primary School and Coppice Primary School, not far from Birmingham. However, over the last two summers Hamle 19 has benefited from the great enthusiasm and efforts of Headington school, an independent school for girls, set on the outskirts of Mathew Arnold’s dreaming spires. Last…

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£1,000 Raised for Chuahit No.1 Elementary School!

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Massive thanks are in order to the pupils, teachers and parents of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Primary School, Leeds, who raised over £1,000 for their link school, Chuahit No.1 Elementary School. The money was spent providing the school with much needed library books, including chemistry, English and physics text books. A printer for administrative use and media equipment such as a microphone and speaker were also provided, much to the joy of the staff at Chuahit No.1 Elementary School. Simple items…

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La Boheme – Link Ethiopia Special Event

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To celebrate Link Ethiopia’s 15th birthday we are holding a very special ‘birthday gala’ showing of La Boheme at the Soho Theatre in central London. The team behind La Boheme have kindly donated the tickets for one night’s performance in order to raise money for our work helping children enjoy a better education in Ethiopia. A little about La Boheme: If you are new to opera, this is absolutely the perfect opera to see! It is an intimate and accessible…

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Brocklewood School’s Ethiopia Day

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Each class learnt about Ethiopia’s geography, culture and religions, making use of Link Ethiopia resources on health and water (available from our resource library). Children investigated Ethiopian music and art and even tried their hands at making the Ethiopian staple, injera! Each class also chose a fundraising activity, which was promoted during the week with posters, and flyers, linked to persuasive writing in Literacy. Fundraising activities included selling home-made fruit smoothies, cakes and hot chocolate as well as a jumble…

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