Category Archives: Blog

Focus on English

English Zone NRS Secondary

English is becoming increasingly important in the Ethiopian curriculum. Students are currently studying all subjects in the English language from grade 9, and we are expecting this to change to grade 7 in the near future.  We need to make … Continue reading

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Special donation

Thank you to the Bullens Heimann & Friends Foundation. On behalf of the students at the Nicolas Robinson Education Projects we are delighted to receive this wonderful gift. Many thanks to everyone who attended the dinner dance in Zug in October … Continue reading

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Clean water

We take clean drinking water for granted. Even in a city like Mekele supply is a big problem. Many thanks to Aqua Pura who donated a simple water purifier so that we can clean collected rain water and give our … Continue reading

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Support Rainbows4children with Amazon Smile

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To all our supporters, if you ever shop at, please ensure you sign through amazon smile and choose Rainbows4children (UK) Trust as our charity of choice. Amazon donate 0.5% of the net purchase price directly to our UK registered … Continue reading

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Sponsored walk 16th May 2020


Thank you for helping us raise SFr 72,000 in May 2019! We are please to announce our next sponsored walk will be held on 16th May 2020 in Horgen. Please save the date! Thank you also for all our volunteers, … Continue reading

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Newsletter Science and Technology edition

We have had a busy few months at the Nicolas Robinson School and so we are sharing our updates between a few short messages. This message is focussing on the science activities at the school and how these activities and … Continue reading

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Newsletter December 2017

We are currently in Mekele together with many visiting volunteers who have spent the past 1-2 weeks with us at the school, and will soon be leaving to spend Christmas at home. Here in Ethiopia, Christmas is celebrated on 7th … Continue reading

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Newsletter July 2017 (graduation)

We hope you are all well and enjoying a lovely summer. This time of year is always very special at the Nicolas Robinson School as we celebrate the end of another school year and the graduation of many of our … Continue reading

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111km Antarctic Sled-Pull raised £17,000

Many thanks to George Potts who raised £17,000 and reached the South Pole in December 2017 He traversed 111km of terrain in Antarctica (or “one degree” of the Earth’s surface) this Christmas. He set off from Punta Arenas on the … Continue reading

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A new blog for volunteers

Thinking of volunteering? Trying to imagine the experience? One of our volunteers has kindly set up a blog, sharing her experience and that of other volunteers. Volunteers at the Nicolas School are invited to contribute and you can read more … Continue reading

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