1. The School is Run By Female Teachers The staff at this Ethiopian school is 92% women. This is an anomaly in a country where male teachers and students almost always outnumber women. The female director and 12 female teachers at the grades 1-6 school work tirelessly to promote girls’ inclusion and attendance. They also … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons To Invest in Wanja Primary School
November was an exciting and busy month for thirty-nine (39) Science Teachers whose rural schools have received science laboratory materials from Roots Ethiopia. The Biology, Physics and Chemistry teachers gathered for a comprehensive 3-day training program in Hosanna in partnership with Hosanna Teachers Training College and funded by Roots Ethiopia. There are a number of … Continue reading Science Teachers – Innovation and Exploration!
A few weeks ago, our team in Ethiopia visited The Hawora Primary School in Hadiya, Ethiopia. As this Ethiopian school begins to utilize the resources that were supplied, it was the library that stood out to our team just a few short months after the Learning Resource Project fundraising effort was completed by the Lenssen Family. Here we … Continue reading Ethiopian School Sees Results in Hawora
Great news from our Program Director in Ethiopia! He just reported that 25 desks were delivered to The Gedra Village School which completes the existing budget for this Learning Resource Project! The quality of these locally made desks is remarkable and we are so proud to offer this update to those of you who helped complete … Continue reading Locally Made Ethiopian Desks You Have to See to Believe
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!
Duna Sadicho is a remote village in Kembata, Ethiopia. How remote is it? Very remote! After our team arrived via a 4WD vehicle on a quite arduous route we were discussing how to get supplies (hundreds of cumbersome textbooks) up to the school once they are purchased locally. The community elders saw no issue with transport at all! In fact, … Continue reading Leave It to the Kids and Donkeys! An Example of Local Collaboration in Ethiopia