Ethiopia Projects

AASDO -ESAN Books for Ethiopia Project (Dr. Abebe Kebede) - Ethiopia

The AASDO Mission has been very active in securing books for schools in Asella-Arsi areas. Following this experience we expand our work to include many schools, colleges and universities in collaboration with the Ethiopian Scientific and Academic (ESAN) community.  The ESAN community members are spread throughout the world and will play a vital role in identifying needy schools and aggressive fundraising efforts. About 99% of the schools in Ethiopia have no library, and more than 57% of the…

Africa Reads: Library for Lafa Isa (Local Initiative for Poverty Reduction Organization) - Ethiopia

Sahra, a high school student at Lafa-Isa Kabele, started a reading club with a few books she borrowed from friends. Her reading club inspired a lot of students to love reading and created a culture of reading within her circle of friends and other classmates. However, her plan didn't last long because she couldn't find where to get more books. Her school never owned a library, nor did her community. The absence of libraries and textbook shortages made African students less competitive in…

Partnership for Literacy – One Million Books for Oromia (Jote Taddese) - Ethiopia

A Minneapolis based East African community has partnered with Books For Africa (BFA) to organize a literacy campaign and bring 1 million English reference books to multiple communities, schools, and libraries in Oromia region, Ethiopia. This is a globally coordinated collaborative project that will help provide vital learning enrichment for students in subject areas of basic literature, math, chemistry, biology, physics, technology, agriculture, and health education.