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March & April 2010

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Welcome to our March & April 2010 news update With members of the UK Link Ethiopia team about to depart for Ethiopia in a few days time, here is our March/April News Update. Again we are using our new email format which we hope is an improvement for you. Don’t forget the new Quiz and Conundrum sections – and we would love to receive any suggestions from you experts out there who might like to provide us with suitably teasing…

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November & December 2009

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Greetings from Link Ethiopia Welcome to the last Link Ethiopia news update for 2009! This is a good opportunity for us to tell you about our alternative gift website, Gift Ethiopia, which is full of fun and unusual present ideas, ideal for friends and family this Christmas. All the gifts are needed by the children, schools and communities we serve in the north and south of Ethiopia. As a relatively small charity your support is hugely appreciated! Do read on, and remember…

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September & October 2009

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Welcome to our September & October 2009 news update Another school term and another school year ….  and I am sure it will be another adventurous year for all of our Link Ethiopia projects. It is certainly our intention to make it the most successful year yet – a year in which we involve more and more schools in linking and partnerships, one in which we find more generous people to support the work that we do, and certainly a year…

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August 2009

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Welcome to our August 2009 news update A holiday for some, a quiet rest period for others. But for all of us at Link Ethiopia, activity continues as normal as we strive to improve and extend the work that we are doing – more and better school links, further teaching volunteers to prepare for their experiences, greater numbers of kids to support through our Child Sponsorship scheme, and always an eye on where our help can best be used in Ethiopia. None of…

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July 2009

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Welcome to our July 2009 news update There are all sorts of ways in which individual people are helping with the work of Link Ethiopia – and every personal effort allows us to support more young people in more Ethiopian schools. In this edition you can read just a little about the activities of some of these people. Perhaps these ideas may inspire you or your friends to help just a little too. As the Ethiopian proverb says – “Little by…

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June 2009

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Welcome to our June 2009 news update Another UK summer and the fast approaching end of another school year. Link Ethiopia has spent many months developing the content and quality of its school links and we are now beginning to see the expansion of the scheme as it was planned a long time ago. We hope soon to be able to say that the school linking service that we provide, in the UK, in Ethiopia, and now just starting in…

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May 2009

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Welcome to our May 2009 news update The UK summer is upon us already and our schools are in their final half-term of activity. Link Ethiopia has been extending and expanding its school links recently, with visits to Leicestershire and East Sussex providing lots of new and enthusiastic faces. But this news update focuses on our Child Sponsorship scheme, not only helping individual and needy young people in Ethiopia, but also supporting the schools where those pupils attend with basic…

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March & April 2009

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Welcome to a combined March & April news update Hello from all of us at Link Ethiopia! Spring is awakening here in the UK and some of the Link Ethiopia team are just returning from Ethiopia again. We have volunteers waiting in line to go out there to teach and work in schools, we have our schools preparing letters and pictures for their partner schools, and we are generally looking forward to a whole new set of plans and developments….

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February 2009

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Welcome to the February news update! Hello everyone – and best wishes to you from a chilly and recently snowy UK! This News Update will have our usual mixture of thoughts and information but the focused topic for February is our volunteering scheme. Nowadays our volunteers are of a very wide age-range and take part in all sorts of supporting activities in schools in Ethiopia. Here you will read about some of our recent volunteers and what they have managed…

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January 2009

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Welcome to the January news update! Hello to all our friends out there in so many countries of the world! Another New Year has dawned here in Europe while another festive Timkat (Epiphany) season is being celebrated in Ethiopia. For Link Ethiopia and all of the varied organisations working to put right some of the wrongs of this rather inequitable world, the tightening of financial belts is likely to make the going rather tough in the coming months. This is…

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December 2008

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Seasons Greetings from Link Ethiopia! Still looking for Christmas gifts? Look no further! Our Gift Ethiopia website (www.giftethiopia.org) is full of fun and unusual present ideas, which will bring a smile to the faces of your friends and family this Christmas. They are all desperately needed by the children, schools and communities we work with in Ethiopia. Our projects now reach over 55,000 young people in the north and the south of this amazing country in the Horn of Africa. With your help…

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October & November 2008

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Greetings to all! Welcome to Link Ethiopia’s November news update, which embarrassingly we are sending out just hours before another month dawns! We have been particularly busy recently with new schools joining our linking scheme, a second office in Ethiopia just opening up and a third Ethiopian member of staff joining the team. More about all of this in our January news email, but this month we want to tell you about two ways you can get involved in supporting young people in Ethiopia in…

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September 2008

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Welcome to the September news update! Hello from Link Ethiopia to all supporters and interested parties! We told you lots about our Volunteering Scheme in the last News Update, and we hope you enjoyed reading it. In this September edition we want to tell you about recent progress with some of the school classroom projects being funded by Link Ethiopia. If you would like to get involved financially in what we are doing here, do get in touch. Every bit of help…

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August 2008

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Welcome to the August news update! Hello everybody, and welcome to the August 2008 news update from Link Ethiopia. Our schools are on holiday and enjoying some well-earned rest but we want to keep you up to date on our activities so this update will focus on our Gap Volunteer Scheme and tell you about some of the latest developments. This is an area of our work that is receiving a great deal of attention at the moment and the scheme benefits our…

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July 2008

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Welcome to the July news update! With our schools now enjoying a restful holiday period we at Link Ethiopia have been hard at work both in the UK and in Ethiopia expanding our Child Sponsorship programme and extending the scope of our Gap Ethiopia volunteering scheme. Our thanks go to the part-time volunteers who have been helping us in the London office and who have made a great deal of difference! Look out for next month’s news update where we will be…

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