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Personal Log: My First Visit to Abugida School in Ethiopia

Personal Log: My First Visit to Abugida School in Ethiopia

July 12, 2010 No Comments

Three weeks ago, Victoria, Stefi and I returned from Ethiopia. It was my first visit to the Abugida school we have in the outskirts of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. After driving south for about half an hour, we took a left hand turn and drove up a very bumpy muddy road which made me doubt that […]

Abugida’s Nursery School is Now OPEN … at Last!

Abugida’s Nursery School is Now OPEN … at Last!

June 29, 2010 No Comments

Next Monday (July 5th) will see the kickoff of Abugida’s nursery school for children from the ages of 1 to 2, affectionately nicknamed “The Cutie Pies” by us and by Abugida’s workers. We have 31 children starting out, 31 children with 31 histories – quite a few of them very difficult, and all of them, […]

Mediterranea Represented in the United States

Mediterranea Represented in the United States

January 1, 2010 No Comments

Mediterranea is  a non-governmental (NGO), non-profit organization founded in Mallorca, Spain in 1999. The Organization has no internal expenses and believes that all the funds accumulated should be spent directly on people in need. The organization is made up of 100% volunteers. Mediterranea NGO Reg.IB 3818 CIF G07982028

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Mediterranea Surpasses 300 Members – Donations Help Projects Continue

Even during this economic depression we have managed to increase our number of  members and have passed the psychological barrier...

Help for the Blind Children of Ethiopia Together with Virginia Perez

Thank you to everyone who has responded to our request for help with ideas and handicraft skills, to produce...

The First Ethiopian Braillin – Braille Learning Doll for Children

First off, we shall tell you the story of the Braillin doll as a tribute to its creator Virginia...

Dedicating Ourselves to the Disabled Children in Ethiopia With Your Help

We’d like to share with you some of Mediterranea’s plans for this 2011 coming year. We want to dedicate...

Breakfast or Lunch – A New Year & A Few Lives a Bit Healthier for Ethiopia

At last Mediterranea has started to provide breakfast for the 198 children of the Biru Tesfa Primary School in...

Glasses Go To Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Guinea and Burkina Faso

Over the Christmas holidays, supporters of Mediterranea delivered glasses to: Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, India, Kenya, Sri Lanka and Guinea....

Substitute Mothers – A Small Light and Big Commitment

This Christmas, at Mediterranea, we received some good news: at last it seems that we have found a substitute...

Children of HIV+ Families in Need of Sponsorship: Sometimes it Just Can’t Be

We met Zoraida four years ago when we first started in the Abugida school in Ethiopia.  She is a...

The Miracle of Glasses for the Deaf and the Blind

We would like to introduce you to Deratu (on the left of the photo) and Hannaniya (on the right)...

Celebrations at the Ethiopian Fitawrari Public School

The recent celebration at the Fitawrari School in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia was attended by the leaders of many of...