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08 March 2009
Abebech Gobena: A profile in compassion by Tewedros Ayele
Besides institutional care and the support of orphans, Abebech Gobena's organization has started different developmental activities in rural and urban areas. (WVW)
Wollo, Ethiopia: Natural disasters and wars serve as a reminder that greed is killing us. It’s women like Abebech Gobena who will save us.  Read article
More about: Children  MDG 2
16 January 2009
A donor spirit for IVD in Ethiopia 
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: The IVD 2008 commemoration taskforce in Ethiopia decided that volunteerism needs to go beyond building capacity and transferring knowledge. Likewise, those who are not able to build capacity and transfer special skills can volunteer by giving out resources.  Read article
05 December 2006
Dedication & action: Ethiopia celebrates IVD 
Mekele, Ethiopia: The International Volunteers Day was celebrated in Ethiopia at the Martyrs’ Memorial Monument in Mekele, Tigray Regional State on December 5, 2006. The celebration to be accompanied by a one-day annual workshop, was attended by 160 volunteers and representatives of the UNDP Ethiopia Country Office, Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO), other UN agencies including UNICEF, UNHCR and WFP, representatives of various line bureaus of Tigray Regional State such as the regional HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Organization (HAPCO) and other non- governmental and faith-based organizations.   Read article
More about: Advocacy
06 September 2006
China to send volunteer teachers to Laos, Ethiopia 
Shanghai, China: Around 150 to 200 young volunteers in China will be sent to countries in Africa, Latin America and the rest of Asia from this month as part of China's foreign assistance project, the China News Service said today.  Read article
From: Shanghai Daily, China
12 December 2005
Volunteers crucial for MDGs: Roundtable in Ethiopia 
Addis Ababa: Speaking at a round-table discussion held here on the theme: "Volunteerism for Development" in connection with the International Volunteer Day (IVD) marked on 5 December, UNDP Programme Advisor Joe Feeney said IVD provides an opportunity to strategically support such actions as MDGs.  Read article
More about: MDGs: General

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