Mekele University honours Rainbows4Children

On Saturday 4th July 2015, Max and Kathryn Robinson, co-founders of Rainbows4children were awarded Honorary doctorates by Mekele University (Doctor of Community Services, honoris causa (DCS)). The degrees were presented by the President, Dr Kindaye, at the annual graduation ceremony of the university.

Max and Kathryn accepted this recognition on behalf of the trustees, supporters and volunteers who have worked with Rainbows4Children during the 12 year journey to create the Nicolas School, now educating 1300 children from Kindergarten to Grade 12. During the acceptance speech, they thanked their local partners, the Tigray Disabled Veterans Association, the trustees and supporters of Rainbows4Children all around the world and also the continued hard work of the school management team and staff.

Kathryn and Max with the headmaster and academic directorKathryn & Max with some of the veterans whose children we serve

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