Roasters for Wells

2024-07-12T05:53:53+00:00December 19th, 2023|Featured, Fundraising activities|

The Campaign Roasters for Wells is a collaborative project between 5 coffee roasters in Vancouver, and imagine1day that aims to raise at least 75,000 CAD through fundraising. With the money being donated to imagine1day’s plan to purchase a water well drilling rig that can drill 45 wells a year. The Appeal We’re committed to

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

A gift of education for generations

2022-12-08T16:24:56+00:00November 17th, 2016|About imagine1day, Fundraising activities|

“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.” The newly-built classroom blocks. That is the heartfelt words from Genene Abera, the local district administrator in Chicho, where we recently unveiled the brand new Giving

The big-hearted driver delivering amazing change

2022-12-06T16:23:54+00:00November 15th, 2016|About imagine1day, Fundraising activities|

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.The man who moves mountains begins by carrying small stones. The man who moves rivers? He begins by taking

Gobele: in memory of two incredible women

2022-12-08T16:31:19+00:00November 7th, 2016|About imagine1day, Fundraising activities|

Two years ago, in honor of the late Sharyn Mandel – a lifelong, passionate educator – we opened the doors to the Gobele Sharyn Mandel School in Southern Ethiopia, funded with love by Sharyn’s estate, and donations from family and friends.Since 2014, enrollment has doubled to 586 students – phenomenal growth thanks to the comfortable

imagine1day gala returns for second year

2022-12-06T16:34:03+00:00September 22nd, 2016|About imagine1day, Fundraising activities|

Play schools were built, speeches made, lively conversations had – and enough money raised to give over 7000 children an education they would never have had.imagine1day’s gala – returning for the second year – has again proved a tremendous success.Held last Friday at the home of our founders, Chip and Shannon Wilson, the evening brought together 103 people

This Book Week, let’s celebrate reading

2022-12-06T16:39:53+00:00May 12th, 2016|About imagine1day, Fundraising activities|

It’s Book Week in Canada and the country is celebrating the importance of reading.We’re celebrating too, because last month we opened another school library in Ethiopia.At imagine1day we’ve long encouraged reading in our supported schools. We’ve supplied over 66,000 books, created reading corners in classrooms, and recently, started constructing full libraries in our new schools.The

Inspired cyclists raise $45k at RIDE vs ONE

2015-11-13T13:42:14+00:00November 13th, 2015|About imagine1day, Fundraising activities|

Low lights, pumping music, fellow cyclists sweating alongside you – indoor club cycling has all the ingredients to motivate you to push your hardest. But for a group of 40 riders on Saturday, there was another factor driving them – raising money to give children in the Sinana District of Ethiopia an education. The event was

Building capacity in the community with The Waterloo Foundation

2015-10-19T11:18:29+00:00October 19th, 2015|About imagine1day, Fundraising activities|

We are excited to announce a new funding partnership with The Waterloo Foundation, based in the UK. The Waterloo Foundation is committed to funding high-quality education programs in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia through its World Development Program grants. The UK100,000 grant will support capacity building in the Dello Mena and Meda Welabu districts of

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