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 full scholarships. After high school Birhan attended College and received a Diploma in Agriculture following which she studied at a private University for three years and received a degree in Nursing. After working with the World Food Programme as a Nutritional Nurse to took maternity leave and now helps manage her husband’s hotel and café in her home city of Mekelle. Birhan is a Director of A-CET Ethiopian charity partner Ethiopian Youth Educational Trust (EYES) managed by Bisrat Mesfin who is also featured in this video clip. EYES builds rural community elementary schools and offers long-term scholarships to vulnerable youngsters.
Administation block ready for roofing. This is our ninth school to date costing £ 150,000. Comprising additionally eight stone built classrooms It is planned to open in time for the next academic year in Sept 2013. MORE funds are urgently needed to build a dry latrine block, put in electricity and buy locally made furniture. Please try to help us now!
We are independent and rely on NO government funding. None of our donatiions are spent on UK salaries or pension schemes, professional fund-raisers or consultants. Neither do we, or are we able to, fund other charities, so please do not apply to us.
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