Appeal For Volunteers To Read Textbooks

May 23, 2014

As part of a SENTigray project to get textbooks for blind students we are going to read the Grade 9 textbooks in Biology, geography, History, Civics and English. They are all written in English. We intend taking them out in September ready for the new school year. We hope to manage this in association with… Read More

Wall Fund Progress

May 22, 2014

Yesterday Kathryn Perry and her Mum, Lesley, ran a tombola and cake stall at Kathryn’s place of work. They raised £230, her employers will double this for us A wonderful contribution to our wall fund. We have received many generous donations over the last few weeks. We now have funds for more than half the… Read More

New School Playground

May 2, 2014

Huge thanks to Sarah and Brian who worked as volunteers for us during February and March supporting Zewdi, our director, and building a new playground at the school (see our photos on the media page).

140 meters of wall raised

May 2, 2014

140 metres raised so far! Please look for SENEthiopia/SENETigray on Facebook and Share to help us complete the wall.

520 meters of wall needed to extend the existing 30 meters of wall

March 13, 2014

Help us by buying a metre of good quality stone wall to protect the children against hyena and human intrusion. A bargain at £70 a metre. See more details in the newsletter on the Media section of the web site.

Book sale raises £100

January 25, 2014

One of our loyal supporters, Lesley Steele, raised £100 for us by having a book sale at her house. Everyone brings books and then buys some, great idea, very simple and effective. There was cake too!! Thank you Lesley.

Fence permit received

December 18, 2013

After many weeks, we have finally received our site plan and permit from the construction bureau! We are now able to proceed with our plans to build a fence around the Mekelle Blind School.

We now have a Twitter account

November 18, 2013

We now have a Twitter account! Follow us @SENEthiopia.

First project underway

November 7, 2013

We have begun our first major project of undertaking research in the Tigray region of Ethiopia to find out specifics of children with SEN. To find out more about this project, visit our ‘Projects’ tab.

SENTigray registration complete

October 18, 2013

We have completed the registration process of SENTigray! We now have our license, project proposal, and project agreement completely approved and distributed to all of the local government bureaus.

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