Monthly Archives: 29th August 2011

Music room building progresses in February!

Music and eating room Feb 2012

After many generous donations and a lot of support from the Dearne Big Band and our friends in Switzerland and beyond we have raised enough money to build a music room in memory of Holin Hammerton. There will be a … Continue reading

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Library building about to start!

We are just waiting for the bid analysis and then we will start building the primary school library. This will accommodate many of the 22,000 books we shipped from a US charity last year. There will also be a fun … Continue reading

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The Secondary School

Ethiopia 2011- 099

The Secondary school will cover grades 9-12 (the same ages as in the US system). The Ethiopian education system demands that national exams are taken at the end of grade 8 to pass to secondary school. Then at the end … Continue reading

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Musical instruments for the school


Music is a great way for children to learn to express themselves. Children at the Nicolas School will benefit from the influence of Ethiopian and western cultures and will get the chance to learn to play traditional instruments as well … Continue reading

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