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Godana: Paving the way on the journey of displacement

2022-12-06T15:47:27+00:00April 27th, 2021|About imagine1day|

Nedi, Godana’s mother “After what my son experienced, it is a privilege that he is able to access education. Given his individualist nature of dealing with his problems on his own, I was worried about his fate with no education,” says Nedi, Godana’s mother.Godana Wariyo, 13 years old, had suffered the trauma of displacement

March Project Update
Step 1: Clean Water

2022-12-05T17:55:28+00:00March 31st, 2021|About imagine1day|

In Buluk community, like many remote villages in Ethiopia, girls spend a lot of their day on the endless task of fetching water. Sometimes they travel as much as four hours back and forth, with only river water available. And even then they must share with their cattle. “The river water we use for drinking

Three new schools built despite COVID challenges

2022-12-08T15:19:48+00:00February 25th, 2021|About imagine1day, Projects|

 imagine1day Project Update February 2021 Over the last three years, imagine1day has partnered with the Costa Foundation to carry on the critical work of granting access to education for out-of-school children across Ethiopia. Since 2017, they have constructed a total of  nine  schools together.Here is our project update on the three latest critical school openings. In the Oromia

Humanitarian crisis update from Ethiopia

2022-12-08T15:21:01+00:00January 27th, 2021|About imagine1day, Fundraising activities, Life in Ethiopia, Newsletter, Projects|

2020 was a year full of challenges and opportunities, and as we carry on with our critical work across the country, 2021 is shaping up to be another such year.The conflict that erupted on November 4, 2020 in the Tigray region of Ethiopia has led to immediate and large-scale internal displacement. The  two  joint  Government-humanitarian

imagine1day partners with Educate a Child to launch $8.2M: “Leaders, Educators, and Parents: A Project for Education through Community Mobilization” in Ethiopia

2020-11-20T11:50:08+00:00November 20th, 2020|About imagine1day, Fundraising activities, Projects|

Educate A Child (EAC), a program of Education Above All, is a global initiative launched by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser of Qatar, which aims to significantly reduce the number of children worldwide who are out of school. The goal of the Leaders, Educators, and Parents (LEAP) project is to increase access to equitable

Stopping a school from disappearing

2022-12-06T15:57:34+00:00February 19th, 2019|About imagine1day|

Each year, the school in Awash Kolati disappears—washed away in Ethiopia’s annual floods. Each time, the community gathers to rebuild. This is their journey to a permanent solution.When 25-year-old Mustepha Birka first heard that he was being transferred to Awash Kolati Primary School to become its principal in 2013, he considered quitting the teaching profession

Meet the girls fighting child marriage in Ethiopia

2022-12-06T16:04:39+00:00February 19th, 2019|About imagine1day|

A 13-year-old was forced to drop out of school to get married. But her friends—part of the school’s Girls’ Club—weren’t going to let it happen without a fight.On a Sunday in February 2017, in the rural community of Shani Kondala, Ethiopia, 13-year-old Asmau Kamal got up earlier than usual. She had her regular chores: fetching

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