Monthly Archives: August 2013

fabulous race

If you didn’t get your fill of great Ethiopian runners at the world championships, here’s another chance:  Meseret Defar and Tirunesh Dibaba racing for a 5000m title in Zurich. The last lap had my jaw hanging open! Advertisements

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Closing in on our first goal!

Current Amacho Wato fundraising total – $4187 !!! We are closing in on the phase 1 goal of $5000, which is the amount needed to obtain the required textbooks for the school, with the desks, chairs, and bookcases to come … Continue reading

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Yemisir Azifa

This is one of my favourite Ethiopian recipes. It is delicious, it keeps well and transports well (for school lunches or potlucks or what have you), and it’s fast and easy to make. Enjoy! Yemisir Azifa  (lentil salad) 250 g … Continue reading

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Reminder to winning auction bidders

If you won an item in the fundraising auction, please remember to forward me the confirmation email for your online payment to Roots Ethiopia and include your full mailing address so I can send out your items. (Or follow the … Continue reading

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Auction is closed!

The Amacho Wato fundraising auction is now closed and all bids are final! Were you a winning bidder? Congratulations, and check your email – you will receive a message tonight with all the details on payment & delivery. A huge … Continue reading

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Auction item – second soccer jersey!

Bids are for one children’s size XL Ethiopian soccer jersey. Please see the auction rules here before bidding. Thanks! Starting bid is $10 US. 

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Amacho Wato fundraising auction!

The online auction to raise funds for Amacho Wato school is officially underway! It will end at 8 PM Pacific Daylight Time on Friday, August 16. Scroll down to see all the items available for bids. Please note the following … Continue reading

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