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Our Goal

All Ethiopians have access to quality Education Funded free of Foreign Aid by 2030.

About imagine1day®

Working under Ethiopia’s public education system and in partnership with the country’s Federal, regional, and district government education offices, we have implemented programs and activities that have significantly improved the education of over 265,000 children annually.

Since its inception, imagine1day has created access to quality education for over 279,000 primary-age out-of-school children in Ethiopia and dramatically improved the quality of education, community engagement, and government leadership across ten regions and 1,105 schools.


Children have access to Education in Emergency
Individuals Received Psycho-Social Support
Children helped via Protection Services

our success is in the details

Think Big. Act Bigger.

Partner Schools including 170 Schools Built by imagine1day®
Waterpoints Built with 42 Rehabilitated.
Previously Out-of-School Children are Enrolled.
People Transformed through Leadership Training.

Pillars of Intervention


Education is the focus of all imagine1day operations through the four essential sub-pillars. Our education program addresses both the demand and supply barriers to children’s education.

Imagine1day focus on creating access, improving quality, efficiency and equity.


WASH is our second pillar. The three aspects of WASH can act as an immense barrier to education for many children. Fetching water is often a girl’s responsibility. Girls in a family unit can be expected to walk for hours each day, preventing them from accessing education.


Child Protection (CP) and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) prevention programs and services ensures the safeguarding of children and GBV prevention. Gender-based violence protection programs support raising communities’ awareness of GBV prevention, mitigation, and response.


Leadership is our most important pillar and is a catalyst for creating bold, visionary, and goal-oriented leaders committed to transforming the education system.


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Roasters for Wells

The Campaign Roasters for Wells is a collaborative project between 5 coffee roasters in Vancouver, and imagine1day that aims

The Fuel

“I knew neither my mother, nor my father as they both died when I was very little. Hordofa raised me

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