One Day, One school in Ethiopia – Auxilium Catholic School
The presence of New Flower in Africa in Bole is now stable and the work is continuing with the construction of new buildings by enlarging the school complex.
In particular has been built the canteen for children of the elementary school that hosts around 300 pupils.
In 2016, the number of children attending the kindergarten is around 200, divided into two classes of 50 students per each of 2 years of kindergarten. Elementary school students are about 600. In total the children attending the school are 800. Current teachers of elementary school are 23. The indirect beneficiaries of the project are about 3.000.
In the future, when the pupils continuing their studies will reach the grade 8 conclusive of the primary school the number of primary students will be around 800. To them it will be added the 200 children of the kindergarten and the 400 high school students.
The capital is Addis Abeba which has about 3,238 million of inhabitants (2015).
Bole Bulbula district, where the New Flower in Africa project is located, is a peripheral area in great expansion. In few years the villages, meadows, small crops and pastures for goats were dumped from huge modern buildings and several shops. Although in this area is still predominantly inhabited by poor families living in small huts, is gradually rising a rich community involved in a process of urbanization.