The Year of Reading

This Year's Fund Raising Campaign Announced

Exeter Ethiopia Link is committed to supporting education in Nekemte from early years through to university level. Our previous fundraising campaigns - The Year of the Librarian and The Year of the Girl – provided vital support for students and teachers in Nekemte and surrounding areas and this year we are focusing on the relationship between literacy and education by launching The Year of Reading.

By providing books and supporting librarians, children of all ages will have the chance to become better readers. Some will enjoy reading just for the sake of it, for many it will give them improved skills to follow written instructions, read signs and notices and enhance their employability, but most of all, improved reading skills will underpin overall educational achievement.
Further details of fund raising activities will follow.

Support our Campaign by Organising a Book Swap Fund Raiser (With Coffee!)
Invite your friends and colleagues March 3 - 5.
Celebrate World Book Day 2 March 2023.

Big Give Christmas Challenge

Thanks to our members' generous donations and including Gift Aid we raised a grand total of:


Support for Deaf Students

Our supported deaf students have to live in rented accommodation in order to attend Secondary School. The donations we receive enable us to supply these students with everyday necessities such as oil and soap. The photos below were taken at a recent distribution. Click on the photos for a larger version.

Exeter Ethiopia Link

Enabling communities to help themselves

    We are a voluntary organisation with members mostly in  Exeter and the Southwest. Our aim is to encourage and support small but sustainable development projects in Ethiopia.


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