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The Candle, who burns for giving light for others

Moses Chuel Bal , 52 , is a teacher at one of the schools built by Save the Children, with the support from the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) , at Jewi Refugee Camp, Gambella, Ethiopia. He is from South Sudan and a refugee himself who worked as a teacher for 29 years. That was before the war broke out and changed everything for him and his family. They had no choice but flee to Ethiopia. He first came to a school ran by Save the Children to register his kids, he then informed the staff that he was a teacher. They accepted him after a test and an interview. He is now serving the children who ran away from war, some of them former child soldiers. He tells his story as follows.

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ABOVE: Dr. Shibani Ghosh, presenting the results of the Birth Cohort Study carried out by Tufts University

USAID/ENGINE gathers partners to share research findings and strengthen the nutrition cause in Ethiopia

USAID’s flagship nutrition project Empowering New Generations to Improve Nutrition and Economic opportunities (ENGINE) recently completed two large nutrition research studies. Save the Children with Tufts University and Jimma University held a two day research symposium from 27-28 June, 2016 at the Hilton hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to share the findings of these and other research studies conducted through ENGINE.

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Case study of Kalkidan Elias, SNNPR, Ethiopia, May 2015

Case study of Kalkidan Elias, SNNPR, Ethiopia, May 2015

Kalkidan, 16, is a student in eighth grade at Wosha Full Cycle Elementary School in Wondogenet district of the SNNPRs, Ethiopia. Kalikidan is a member of the school Health and Nutrition Club. This is a small group of students who work together to deliver tailored educational messages on health and nutrition to their fellow students through drama, songs and practical cooking lessons. The club members received training on homestead gardening and how to disseminate key messages on health and nutrition, that gave them the necessary skills to facilitate educational sessions to their peers.

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