J539N Educate Tsion Mariam

Ethiopia, Africa

The Situation

Educate Tsion Mariam is an educational development project in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It is a kindergarten founded by an Orthodox Nun, Adnach Bekele in 1993 located in the district of Addis Ketema. Tsion Mariam aims to build the capacity and improve the quality of education for children so they have the skills to be productive citizens who build their own futures and, over time, escape poverty.

Education is a key enabler of development and crucial to helping people break the poverty cycle. Access to an education can make significant differences to improving equity, health, empowering women, governance and sustainable development within a community.

The Objectives

  1. Provide a quality kindergarten education to give impoverished children the best start to their education
  2. Support infrastructure improvement to create an ideal learning environment
  3. Provision of education resources for the school and students including reading books, text books, writing materials, sports equipment and library resources

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