Books and Educational Resources for Ethiopia

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Wonfel Aid Inc
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No child should learn without books.


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Books and Educational Resources for Ethiopia

Ethiopian Educators Without Borders 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 condition a school in war torn Waghimara AbergelleThe condition of a school in wartorn Abergelle Waghimra

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 people over the age of 15 are illiterate.  However, in recent years, the country has made great strides in improving access to education for girls and poor children and improving the quality of education through improvements in higher education. English language education begins in elementary school, and high school and college courses are taught in English.  Thus, there is a great need for books for classroom and library use.

Your donation to this project will impact more than one million students, their schools and their communities.  As it is told the Oceans Began With a Drop of Water, or the great old Ethiopian saying for One Man 50 Lemons become a Load, but for 50 people they are like ornaments; let’s help each other in this large scale project. Our plan is to raise funds to ship 5 or more containers of books, used computers and used sport’s gear and soccer balls.  

The beneficiary schools are clustered around universities for seamless logistics and communications. The books will be distributed to schools where the logistics of the acquisition and delivery are considered smooth and reliable.


Dr. Abebe Kebede,  Greensboro, NC
Phone: (336) 941-7040

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Wonfel Aid Inc

Organized By Abebe Kebede

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