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
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
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).
May 2, 2014
140 metres raised so far! Please look for SENEthiopia/SENETigray on Facebook and Share to help us complete the 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.
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.
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.
November 18, 2013
We now have a Twitter account! Follow us @SENEthiopia. https://twitter.com/SENEthiopia
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.
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.