Friday 29 September 2023

Coming to school with no fear: Yanet’s Story

Yanet* is a 14-year-old- girl who is a 6th grader in Sidama Region. Yanet is one of the 2,374 children benefiting from Save the Children’s Global Partnership for Education (GPE) school feeding program at her primary school. When we asked her about the food, she had a huge smile on her face and said, "I just love the food they serve at school! But my absolute favorite is Kinche. I can't get enough of it, seriously!" 

Thursday 18 May 2023

From Conflict to Classroom: Zinash's (15) Journey of Resilience

Zinash sitting in a classroom attending her lessons.

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Tuesday 28 March 2023

Education Can Make The Future

Bordering South Sudan to the west, Ethiopia’s Gambella Region has housed the Tierkidi Refugee Camp since February 2014, where, according to UNHCR, an estimated 64,000 people live, having fled conflict and insecurity. Though Tierkidi’s refugee population spans the spectrum of age and disposition, children under the age of 18 comprise a clear majority at 65 per cent.

Tuesday 28 March 2023

Transforming Lives: How Reading Corners are Empowering Children in Gambella, Ethiopia

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Thursday 29 December 2022

I am excited to come to school: Nemo’s story

Nemo, 9, lives in Golijano Woreda of Somali region. She is a grade one student at Barkhadle primary school.

Nemo at her classroom in Goljano primary school.

 “ I wake up early in the morning excited to come to school because I enjoy learning new things, the meal and playing with my friends,” said Nemo.