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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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June 2008

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Hello everyone! Welcome to the June news update from Link Ethiopia. As our schools in the UK and in Ethiopia begin to wind down over the next few weeks we look back over the last academic year and are amazed by all that’s taken place. Thanks to everyone who has been involved – whether through your school, through volunteering, through child sponsorship, through donating and funding projects in Ethiopia, or whether simply through words of encouragement. It’s all been valued very greatly by our…

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April & May 2008

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Hello everyone! Welcome to a joint April and May news update from Link Ethiopia. Members of our UK team have just returned from an intensive visit to Ethiopia, working alongside our in-country staff and visiting schools and projects. In Gondar, our Country Manager, Ato Belayneh, is now partnered with Mulugeta Derso, a young graduate who has recently joined Link Ethiopia as Project Coordinator and who has made an enthusiastic start. We are therefore putting a particular focus in this edition…

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March 2008

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Hello everyone! As you read this news update for March, several members of the Link Ethiopia team are planning and getting ready for one of their regular visits to Ethiopia. As more and more schools join the family and make relationships with Ethiopian schools, so the team have more and more tasks to fit into the weeks of their visits. Not only will they be visiting already linked schools, checking on the gap volunteers and their welfare, and saying hello…

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February 2008

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Hello everyone – and welcome to the February news update! We are now productively enjoying our new office in north London, and the Ethiopian community who use this church complex on a Sunday have made us very welcome indeed. Meanwhile, out in Ethiopia are James Love and Rose Bradbury who are actively involved in a detailed research project on Link Ethiopia’s behalf – visiting schools, talking to local education chiefs, and collecting valuable data that will guide our own steps…

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December 2007

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Christmas Greetings to all! Seasons greetings to all of our Link Ethiopia supporters, whether you are attached to one of our growing number of linked schools, whether you are one of our project sponsors or donors, whether you support a child and its community through Link Ethiopia, or whether you just show an occasional interest in what we are up to. Whoever you are, wherever you may be, all the Link Ethiopia team hope that you will enjoy a peaceful…

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October & November 2007

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Greetings to all! And yes, we are still here, despite the temporary silence from the Link Ethiopia team whilst we were all in Ethiopia. We have had an excellent trip and have all sorts of news to report to you about our latest plans and projects. So let’s go! News from Ethiopia The dispute between Ethiopia and its immediate neighbour Eritrea has continued to smoulder since the two countries were at war in the late 1990’s. Since that time, the…

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September 2007

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Greetings to you all in a new and inspiring millennium for Ethiopia! We at Link Ethiopia hope that you were all able to celebrate and enjoy the festivities to some extent, whether you were in Trafalgar Square in London, involved in any of the other celebrations that took place in cities across the world, or whether you were lucky enough to be able to share happy feelings with Ethiopians in Ethiopia itself. Whichever it was (or even if you missed…

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August 2007

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Greetings, at the end of the Millennium! Welcome to our August 2007 email – that’s if you use the Gregorian calendar! As you read this, 1999 is just about to end in Ethiopia (given their use of the Julian calendar) and all Ethiopians are looking forward to September 12th, their New Year’s Day. Plans are afoot across the whole of Ethiopia, and indeed in countries all over the world, to celebrate the New Millennium with huge enthusiasm. But regardless of…

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July 2007

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Greetings! Hello everyone … and welcome to our July newsletter. We send this letter all over the world, so usually we don’t talk about the weather because our experiences are all different. But here in the UK it almost seems as if the Ethiopian rainy season is upon us! It’s supposed to be our dry summer season, but numerous UK cities have been experiencing the worst floods on historical record. But enough about the weather – let’s tell you what…

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June 2007

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Hello! Welcome to the June issue of our Link Ethiopia news updates. We hope that you will enjoy reading about our latest developments. In particular, if you have any London connections please see our appeal for small office space. We are planning to develop and expand our activities over this coming year and we need your help! Small office space needed! Now here’s a big request. For those of you in business or having contacts in London, is there any…

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May 2007

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Hello again! … and welcome to the May issue of our Link Ethiopia news updates. We hope that you will enjoy reading about our latest developments. The team members are working hard on various new projects here in the UK. First and foremost among these are our updated ideas for the School Links which we are very enthusiastic about. We are planning to introduce schools in the United Kingdom to complete communities in northern Ethiopia, teaching them not only about…

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April 2007

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Welcome! It has been lovely to receive so many encouraging comments about our new and regular news updates, and it has also been terrific to hear from so many of our friends and supporters across the world in response. This is the third update, and we hope that you will find it just as interesting and varied! Our recent team visit to northern Ethiopia is bound to take precedence in this issue. Five of the team were able to come…

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March 2007

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Welcome! Hello from the Link Ethiopia team! Here is our second monthly news update, and we hope you will welcome this email into your Inbox. You can always hit Delete if not! Six of us are, at this very moment, preparing for our Easter visit to Gondar, and we are very much looking forward to meeting up with our new full-time Country Manager there. Ato Belayneh Shewaye was appointed in the last few days of our November visit and he…

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