Monthly Archives: June 2013

new tech companies in Ethiopia

This is an interesting article from BBC news about new technology companies in Addis. It explains some of the difficulties faced by startup companies – from low mobile phone penetration to the extensive government regulations. Advertisements

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a fresh start

Welcome to the new Ethiopian Canadian Kids blog!  It replaces the website ethiopiankids.ca which I started back when I was the volunteer coordinator for events in the Winnipeg adoptive family community. That site was hacked one too many times and … Continue reading

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Science equipment update

Last year a number of generous donors joined together to help me buy science equipment for a high school Amacho Wato, Doyogena, Kembata. Last month I was fortunate enough to travel to Ethiopia, and was able to visit the school. … Continue reading

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visiting Kembata

Last month my ten year old son and I took a wonderful two week trip to Ethiopia. We spent three days in the Kembata region and had an amazing time there. Our home base was the Lemma International Hotel in … Continue reading

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