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Pre-Christmas Appeal for used IT items

New IT equipment is high on the wish list for many of us at Christmas time. When you purchase new equipment please don’t discard the old. If your old mobile phone, tablet (i-pad, Samsung etc) or laptop is still functioning … Continue reading

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Getting young people into work

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Training has now started in our hospitality unit. 30 students have completed a course in food preparation and the next cycle of 20 students are currently studying food preparation and waiting at table.   Young people need to get into … Continue reading

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More great results in 2015!

We are delighted to announce again that our students in grade 8 and grade 10 have scored 100% pass in the national exams. We congratulate our clever and hard working students! On top of this, 45% of grade 10 students … Continue reading

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“Lioness” a film about the women fighters of Tigray, Ethiopia and their children

Many of our supporters have asked to learn more about the families we are supporting in Mekele, Tigray. Max has recently completed a 20 minute documentary film called “Lioness” about the women who fought during the 17-year Ethiopian civil war … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Special appeal to save a young student from leukaemia

August 2015 – Selam is now home!  After spending nearly 8 months in Bangkok, Selam has successfully completed the first intensive phase of her treatment, She will need to return to Bangkok 3 or 4 more times to receive her … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts

What should I give to the person who has everything? Or for whom I have no idea what they would like to receive?  As an alternative to giving a gift to a friend or relative, please consider instead a donation … Continue reading

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Grade 11 and 12 Classroom block complete

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On Monday 22nd September the new school year started, and our grade 11 students could all move to their new classroom block which was completed on time for the start of the new year. Congratulations to all our staff and … Continue reading

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Nicolas School 100% passed National exams!

All 90 students have passed the national exams at grade 10 and graduate to grade 11 in September. Also all our grade 8 students have passed their national exams and so can go to the Nicolas High School (grade 9) … Continue reading

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Kilimanjaro Climb – Success

Many congratulations to Derek Bird, voluntary worker and trustee in the UK for Rainbows4children, who successfully climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in the last few days!  His trip was totally self-financed and funds raised will be shared equally between the two charities, … Continue reading

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