Past projects funded by imagine1day and our partners.

MEDA WELABU DISTRICT

Community leaders are taking a stand, literally moving villages, to make it safe for girls to go to school in the district of Meda Welabu.

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DELLO MENA DISTRICT

Long-standing beliefs about the conflict between religion and formal education are being challenged. Religious leaders are knocking on every door to assure families that religion and education can co-exist.

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SINANA 2012 – 2014

With no external support, parents in Sinana banded together to build schools from local materials. Their initiative caught our attention and a partnership was born.

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KILTE AWELALO 2011 – 2014

Every district has a unique story. Yet one thing remains consistent. At the heart of every movement to transform the state of education, are people committed to a better future.

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SINANA DISTRICT

After seeing the progress other schools were making with imagine1day, the guard looking over his community's makeshift classroom led a charge to raise funds to build a new school for the area.

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HINTALO WEJIRAT 2008 – 2014

In a place where land is scarce and families are fighting for their survival, it takes a champion to lead a transformative change.

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DELLO MENA 2014

Long-standing beliefs about the conflict between religion and formal education are being challenged. Religious leaders are knocking on every door to assure families that religion and education can co-exist.

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MEDA WELABU 2014

Community leaders are taking a stand, literally moving villages to make it safe for girls to go to school.

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THE GRADUATE FUND 2011 – 2014

Our high school scholarship program is changing the course of history for many talented students.

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FILANGUR WATER PROJECT

Filangur community is showing passion for education, yet a major barrier to learning still exists: a lack of clean water. Help us build a new water source!

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LIGHTYEAR AND IMAGINE1DAY: A JOURNEY IN LEADERSHIP

In March 2018, Lightyear Leadership returned to Ethiopia to deliver a four-day training for 150 Ethiopian leaders, with an emphasis on women

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SHENI KONDALA SCHOOL

At Sheni Kondala, children learn under the shade of a tree. With your support, we will change that by building a brand new school.

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HORA BOQA SCHOOL

The community of Hora Boqa is so enthusiastic about a new school, they raised $42,000 to ensure more classrooms are built for their children.

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ADISENAY SCHOOL

We're building a new school for the children of Adisenay, and giving you the chance to travel there and meet them.

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TSIGEBA SCHOOL

Tsigeba is showing their commitment to education despite difficult conditions. We see a great a partner to build a new school with.

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FRESELAM SCHOOL

Life is tough in Freselam and we're determined to help change that through education.

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GOBELE SHARYN MANDEL PRIMARY SCHOOL

Powerhouse business woman Jalynn Bennett and lifelong teacher Sharyn Mandel both knew the power of education to change lives. Their legacy proves it.

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THE GIRL FUND

It's time to tear down the barriers that prevent girls from getting an education. Join us as we empower and educate girls in Ethiopia.

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COMMUNITY DRIVEN EDUCATION

A three-year initiative to transform education in five districts and enroll 32,268 out-of-school children.

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LIGHTYEAR AND IMAGINE1DAY: A JOURNEY IN LEADERSHIP

In 2017, we took our leadership training to the next step. Together with Lightyear Leadership we trained 350 Ethiopians.

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BALE ZONE INITIATIVE

In our three-year project in Ethiopia's Bale Zone, we smashed our own targets: enrolling 37,000 out-of-school children and making quality education a reality.

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FILANGUR SCHOOL

To celebrate the life of beloved educator Irma Lyons, her friends and family funded a new primary school in Ethiopia, inaugurated in April 2017.

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