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Mekele in September

- really looking forward to my next trip to Mekele in September. Lots to do – especially following up on all the new building work we have commissioned and getting approval for the master plan of the secondary school. Watch … Continue reading

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Music room building progresses in February!

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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

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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

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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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Sponsored Walk 2011 – the best ever?

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Was 2011 the best result ever for a sponsored walk? Can we do EVEN better in 2012? 2011 was certainly a great success. Sfr 65,000 was raised in one evening. More dollars than our previous best year in 2008. The … Continue reading

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