Shomo Boyo Primary School has a great library and some pretty amazing students!
Nothing inspires us here at Roots Ethiopia more than tangible, from-the-ground-up success stories. This week we’re celebrating the BIG transformation at Donga Tunto Primary School, led by the heroic commitment of its devoted principal and 30 teachers.
A teacher at a rural school tries to angle the mirror of a sunlight-illuminated microscope towards the window to light a biology slide. A student strains his eyes in the cool darkness of a classroom to read his textbook. Often we take for granted the role that power generation plays in everyday education. But not … Continue reading Solar Power in Schools: Let There Be Light!
This post is contributed by Marcie Frehner, member of the 2014-2015 Volunteer Travel Team with an emphasis on arts and literacy. Marcie has been essential in developing the Roots Ethiopia/h2Empower Partnership and has developed a delightful friendship with the Founder of h2 Empower. Roots Ethiopia’s work with schools started by supplying tables, chairs, desks, and textbooks to schools in need. Over … Continue reading Roots Ethiopia & h2 Empower Partner in Ethiopia
This post is contributed by Lynn Steinberg, Media and Communications Director at Roots Ethiopia. Back in September, my family and I furiously led a Learning Resource Project for a school in Jajura, Ethiopia. It was a psychotic worldwind of tweeting, overt networking, a wildly successful eBay sale called #Bags4Books, and some really good luck. Mix … Continue reading Roots Ethiopia Delivers 800 Books to Jajura School
In late February our Program Director delivered books and shelving to the Haile Babamo Junior School in Ethiopia. Tilahun was able to use his budget to supply the school with SIX shelves instead of the three that were planned for. How did he do it? Local knowledge and collaboration! What Tilahun did was buy the parts for … Continue reading *UPDATE* Books and Shelving Delivered in Ethiopia!