can transform a nation

Be part of a movement to give all Ethiopian children access to quality education, free from foreign aid, by 2030.

Imagine 100%

100% of all donations go to education projects in Ethiopia that are transforming this amazing country.


becomes reality

Over 265,000 people’s lives are being transformed each year through education and training.


partner schools, with 41 schools and 233 classrooms built from the ground up.


books, 184 science kits, and 160 sports sets provided to schools.


school clubs created, with girls leading half of them.

This Giving Tuesday...

Thanks to people like you, Semere will be the first in his family to finish primary school. This Giving Tuesday, please join us and give other kids the same chance.


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You Learn, They Learn, with Cotuto

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Working within the public education system, we align each of our projects with Ethiopia’s current and long term education priorities, fitting perfectly with their vision of a future where all children have a chance to go to school.

Developing leaders

Developing leaders

We don’t build schools and walk away. We invest in people. From the local village to senior government, we create great leaders.

A holistic approach

A holistic approach

Together, we tackle all the barriers, from poor quality classrooms and out-of-date teaching styles to harmful traditional practices and gender discrimination.

Entrepreneurial spirit

Entrepreneurial spirit

Founded by entrepreneurs and run by entrepreneurs. That’s us. We set ambitious goals, with strict deadlines and apply strategic thinking and imaginative solutions.


A gift of education for generations

“You have given our community a special gift. We are now one family sharing the same bond. You will always have a special place in our community and hearts.”

That is the heartfelt words from Genene Abera, the local district administrator in Chicho, where we recently unveiled the brand new Giving Tree School.

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The big-hearted driver delivering amazing change

The Ganzilla community and children recently celebrated the opening of a new, clean water source. Built by imagine1day, funded by Australian water specialists, and made possible thanks to the kind and generous spirit of our driver: Amaha.

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Rather than simply responding to a need, imagine1day was inspired by the ambition of a nation and its people.

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