The second classroom with a capacity of around 40 children (tukul/gojobet) and the fashion and hairdressing laboratory will also be completed in 2020.
Offer support to limit the weak education system, in Ethiopia literacy is very low (only 40 % of adults can read and write) and the percentage of children who attend school is decidedly lower than that of other African countries (only 28% of children attend elementary school and a mere 15% go on to secondary school).
1. Improve levels of learning to facilitate better inclusion at school.
2. Improved schooling for children with learning difficulties by offering afterschool facilities for primary school kids.
3. Teaching reading and writing skills to kids who, for a range of reasons, cannot attend school.
4. Professionally train kids for future employment.
80 children will benefit from the reading and writing classes and 30 kids from the laboratories. All the beneficiaries will come from very poor families with no fixed income who live in Gubrye and the surrounding villages.
The families of children who will develop professional skills from the program.
Gurage is one of 30 districts that make up the area known as SNNPRS – Southern Nation’s Nationalities and Peoples Region. Gurage is made up of 3 regional administrations located in the cities of Wolkite, Butajira, and Gubrie, the area also has 437 rural administration offices called Kebele and 15 urban centers.
The region is principally mountainous, the central area is crossed by the river Omo which runs south towards lake Turkana which borders Kenya. In the west runs the river Akobo, lake Abaya is on the border of the Oromia region whilst the capital is on the banks of Lake Awassa.
This State- Region was established in 1995, incorporating the province of Gamo Gofa and a portion of the ex province of Sidamo, Caffa, and Ilubabor. The north-west borders with the region of Gambela and Oromia region on three sides and the international border of Kenya to the south and Sudan to the west.