Category Archives: Kembata

Amacho Wato news!

“Let us pick up our books and our pens. They are our most powerful weapons. One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.”  ~Malala Yousafzai Sometimes a picture really is worth a thousand words. Like … Continue reading

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online auction on now!

The second online auction to raise funds for Amacho Wato school is officially underway! It will end at 6 PM Pacific Daylight Time on Thursday, November 21. Scroll down to see all the items available for bids. Please note the … Continue reading

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another auction coming up!

I am excited to announce that the tables and chairs for the Amacho Wato school have been completed by the furniture workshop in Doyogena, and the funds to purchase them have been fully raised! Delivery to the school will take … Continue reading

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soccer jersey giveaway!

Have you been wondering where to get an Ethiopian soccer jersey? Maybe needing a great gift for someone special? Well, here’s your chance – Roots Ethiopia is going to give away a soccer jersey to one lucky Amacho Wato donor. … Continue reading

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Next up: desks!

As I shared last week, the grade 10 students at Amacho Wato school started the year with books in their hands. This is going to make a substantial difference in their ability to get the most out of the upcoming … Continue reading

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Dreams coming true

Today the school year began at Amacho Wato school in Doyogena, Kembata, Ethiopia. And thanks to many generous donors, the grade nine and ten students are starting the year with books in their hands. I am beyond excited to share … Continue reading

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back to school

It’s back-to-school time for most students in Canada this week. Just as our students & teachers are getting ready to return to the classroom, so are their counterparts in Ethiopia. Most schools there will start back in another ten days … Continue reading

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