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Amharic Literature for Primary Schools

Our next project visit starts on Jan 23, 2019. One new focus will be the distribution of Amharic literature for selected Primary Schools. The Southern Region is special in Ethiopia. There are around 56 languages but only one common one: Amharic. EDGET suports this with the purchase of school books & literature. Thanks for donations…
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Beekeeping – vocational training for GIRLS

EDGET became a member of the registered association "Imker fuer Imker" (professional beekeepers assisting young trainees in beekeeping). Why this? We are dealing with IGA (Income Generating Acivities) amongst other acitivities. Within the informal sector it is quite ambitious to create business perspectives in particular for young girls. Beekeeping on the other hand has a…
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Evaluation Team Coming to Kokosa

Our co-financing partner NGOs from Beverungen & Halle (Germany) will arrive in Awassa beginning of October to evaluate the Kokosa Schools construction which includes 4 classrooms, solar lights, hand water pump and school furniture provided by school authorities. For enquiries please contact EDGET. We facilitate 4 classrooms from 20,000 (innovative new block system, see our…
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Emergency Relief for Children in the Southern Region

Dear reader, this brings a fact to your attention which is not in the focus of the international community: 822,000 Internal Displaced Persons (IDPs) are counted in the Southern Region of Ethiopia. IOM (International Organisation of Migration) published a paper and identified 970,000 IDPs (incl. the neighbour region in Oromiya. A shocking figure. EDGET assists…
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