Monthly Archives: July 2013

Hana Alemu

The trial of Larry and Carri Williams has begun. They are charged with homicide by abuse and manslaughter in the death of their daughter Hana, who was adopted from Ethiopia. They are also accused of abuse and assault of her … Continue reading

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Ethiopian migrant labour in the news

There has been a rash of news stories lately about Ethiopian migrant workers. First was the Saudi Arabian government’s announcement of a ban on workers from Ethiopia, ostensibly in response to reports of a family accusing their Ethiopian maid of … Continue reading

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Down to the wire to win the mesob!

We are in the last three days of the mesob giveaway as part of the Amacho Wato School fundraiser! If you’ve been on the fence about your chances to win, here’s a little more incentive: the next five people to … Continue reading

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Planning a trip back to Ethiopia?

There are plenty of resources, both on the web and elsewhere, for planning a trip to Ethiopia. But for families planning a return trip with adopted children, information is a little harder to come by. If you are thinking of … Continue reading

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One more week to win a mesob!

There’s one week left before we make the draw to see who is the winner of this fabulous mesob!     Remember, a donation of $50 or more to our Amacho Wato Learning Resources Project gets you one entry in … Continue reading

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Great Ethiopian news source

If you aren’t already following DireTube, you may want to check it out. It’s primarily a video sharing site but also has current news articles from multiple sources. And an entire section on Teddy Afro, if you need a music … Continue reading

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Dreaming Big

On my recent trip to Ethiopia, I learned a lot about the education system there. I knew that students have to pass an exam at the end of each year in order to move on to the next grade, but … Continue reading

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