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New Group of Volunteers Integrates Well into the Abugida Schools

New Group of Volunteers Integrates Well into the Abugida Schools

April 16, 2011 2 Comments

The April group of volunteers are installed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at Mediterranea’s Abugida School. They are working and are happy. Each one has started with their entrusted tasks: Nacho is laying synthetic flooring in the classrooms of the nursery and blind children. In this way the floors will be softer and less cold. He […]

Substitute Mothers – A Small Light and Big Commitment

Substitute Mothers – A Small Light and Big Commitment

December 28, 2010 No Comments

This Christmas, at Mediterranea, we received some good news: at last it seems that we have found a substitute mother for a child at Abugida who is on the point of becoming orphaned.  This little boy, of six years old, only has his mother and she, tragically, is gravely ill with AIDS and terminal breast […]

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

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

December 27, 2010 No Comments

We met Zoraida four years ago when we first started in the Abugida school in Ethiopia.  She is a girl who had everything until the HIV+ illness, that killed her husband, affected her and has radically changed her life.  She had to return to Akaki to live with her family who, because of her illness, […]

A Mother’s Day in Ethiopia – Stories and Histories

A Mother’s Day in Ethiopia – Stories and Histories

September 21, 2010 No Comments

Makeda (not really her name but a traditional Ethiopian name meaning “beautiful”) is a woman and mother from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, born in the mystical city of Gondar, the Camelot of Africa; a city of incredible castles, a recommended place to visit and a ‘must see’ if you go to Ethiopia. For some years, Makeda […]

Mediterranea – The 2012 Year in Review

Mediterranea Gives You the 2012 Year in Review with its Blog Archive of Posts Below: Latest 50 Blog Post...

Mediterranea – Recap As We Enter the Winter Months of 2011

Please see brief recaps on various projects, volunteers and general help Mediterranea has given as a non-profit organization during...

Where We Have Been & Where We Are Today – Mediterranea in the US

I look at this US-based website when, in April, I last updated and moved blog posts and news items...

Good Things in Sight – And Not Only for the Blind Children

Virginia will arrive in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to the Abugida school on 8th May to start up the classrooms...

New Group of Volunteers Integrates Well into the Abugida Schools

The April group of volunteers are installed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at Mediterranea’s Abugida School. They are working and...

What’s Going On At Mediterranea This April

Below we give an overview of the projects that we are currently working on. We run solely on volunteer...

For Every Child There Can Be A Success Story

I’m a little girl 22 months old.  I have been going to the Abugida kindergarten since it started in...

Mediterranea – More Motivated Than Ever To Help Build Ethiopian School Classrooms

You (friends, supporters, volunteers of Mediterranea) already know that last summer we experienced some difficulties at the Abugida schools...

Ophthalmologist Needed for Akaki Kids in Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Are you an Ophthalmologist? In Akaki, some 12.5 miles from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, blindness and partial blindness are a...

Basic Hygiene Kits come in the form of Dignipacks

Yesterday with a team of six volunteers, we produced 200 Dignipacks, 50 for women and 150 for men.  We’d...