The independent responsive charity run by experienced, competent, caring & committed volunteers. Supporting vulnerable young Africans, principally Ethiopians, giving them hope, higher aspirations & self-confidence to achieve their potential through education.
Working in partnership with the Education authorities and communities A-CET, through EYES, is supporting hundreds of vulnerable youngsters with long-term scholarships plus building and furnishing village-based elementary schools providing free education.
All locally selected scholarship students and their backgrounds are well known to us and, with dignity and symapthy, are assisted from kindergarten through to higher education and into gainful employment or self-employment.
Birhan Woldu was an A-CET/EYES supported student for over ten years, together with her six siblings, three of whom still receive A-CET/EYES scholarships. After high school Birhan attended College receiving a Diploma in Agriculture following which she studied at a private University to get a degree in Nursing. After working with the World Food Programme as a Nutritional Nurse she took maternity leave and now helps manage her husband’s hotel and café in her home city of Mekelle. Birhan acts an Ambassador for A-CET/EYES. EYES is managed by Bisrat Mesfin, also featured in this video clip. EYES is the implementing partner for A-CET in Ethiopia building rural community elementary schools and administering long-term scholarships to vulnerable youngsters.
Football Cup Winners 2013
Under 16's Captain Kokob, Top Coach Haftom & Under 14s Captain Nagassie celebrating - all winners of their team cups in the Mekelle City League this summer school break.
Metego School opening
On Sat 19 Oct 2013 Professor Kindeya, President of Mekelle University opened our ninth community rural school built by EYES, the implementing partners of A-CET. Metego School, built to a high standard, furnished and with mains power installed cost £150,000. It was built in eight months using paid community labour. Metego has places for 800 students in eight grades and will be run by the Education Bureau, with no fees charged. The ceremony was attended by many senior dignatories and entertainment provided by the EYES Circus & Cultural Dance Troupe with traditional food provided by the community. On Wed 23 Oct Tigray Regional President Abay Woldu visited the school. (Top Left).
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