Ethiopia

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.

Shoarobit High School (Yitagesu Mulugeta) - Ethiopia

Shoarobit High School is located in the city of Shoarobit. In the city there are two high schools, two middle schools and three elementary schools, all the schools are badly in need of books. Their libraries are empty, they just have library space without books. The books will be distributed in a library for all schools, organized by grade and subject, and available for use by students. Contact: Yitagesu Mulugeta, ymamo04@gmail.com

Agame Schools Alumni Fraternal Club (ASAFC) - Ethiopia

Aiming to address the problem of shortage of reading materials in Adigrat city of Tigray State, we have launched this book drive and named it Agame Schools Alumni Fraternal Club (ASAFC) Book Project. We are looking to help student learning and empowerment by building an elaborate system of knowledge sharing and promotion of standardized quality education to the mostly disadvantaged and marginalized people. By providing appropriate book collections to under served and underprivileged libraries…

Books for Muketuri/Selale (Anteneh Senbeta) - Ethiopia

For a poor country such as Ethiopia, making books available in schools for millions of students is an expensive endeavor. On top of that, low internet penetration particularly in rural and semi-urban areas means students and teachers have less access to online reading materials. However, this can be changed by joining hands in the service of a sacred purpose-making books available to underprivileged kids. This project is set up to help kids imagine the best for themselves, for their families and…

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…