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Mediterranea – The 2012 Year in Review

Mediterranea – The 2012 Year in Review

December 15, 2012 No Comments

Mediterranea Gives You the 2012 Year in Review with its Blog Archive of Posts Below: Latest 50 Blog Post Listings for 2012(73) 11/25 – 12/02(2) Mediterranea and Christmas Recipes Against Hunger 11/18 – 11/25(2) Toy Campaign Roofless folk in Paradise 11/04 – 11/11(3) People Interested in a Better World Close Collaboration Between Organizations AGM 2012 […]

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

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

September 4, 2011 No Comments

I look at this US-based website when, in April, I last updated and moved blog posts and news items about Mediterranea’s non-profit organization and the amazing help they give to so many people in need. I am so far behind! Not once did any of them stop or change direction from their focus of helping […]

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

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

March 6, 2011 1 Comment

You (friends, supporters, volunteers of Mediterranea) already know that last summer we experienced some difficulties at the Abugida schools in Ethiopia, due to a corrupt group that formed part of the administration: the Edgedet Behibret.  We managed to get rid of these heartless, cruel people from the school (although they continue intriguing as much as […]

The First Ethiopian Braillin – Braille Learning Doll for Children

The First Ethiopian Braillin – Braille Learning Doll for Children

January 14, 2011 13 Comments

First off, we shall tell you the story of the Braillin doll as a tribute to its creator Virginia Araceli Perez de Vallejo, a teacher from the province of Corrientes in Argentina.  She is one of these anonymous heroines who has contributed and invented great things for humanity. Virginia is a teacher at the Corrientes […]

Dedicating Ourselves to the Disabled Children in Ethiopia With Your Help

Dedicating Ourselves to the Disabled Children in Ethiopia With Your Help

January 8, 2011 No Comments

We’d like to share with you some of Mediterranea’s plans for this 2011 coming year. We want to dedicate ourselves more to the disabled children of Ethiopia.  It is a sector of the child population which is incredibly vulnerable, children who have virtually no present or future. Sami, the education delegate of the Akaki kebele […]

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

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

January 2, 2011 No Comments

At last Mediterranea has started to provide breakfast for the 198 children of the Biru Tesfa Primary School in Akaki, Ethiopia.  The breakfast is composed of bread, eggs and milk, on other days rice and other nutritious ingredients.  This is an important contribution to the dietary needs of these children who eat nothing or very […]

The Miracle of Glasses for the Deaf and the Blind

The Miracle of Glasses for the Deaf and the Blind

December 18, 2010 No Comments

We would like to introduce you to Deratu (on the left of the photo) and Hannaniya (on the right) who are students of the Akaki Mengist Public School in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. They, together with other children and teenagers, attend the two classes provided for those with sensory and psychological disabilities. Deratu and Hannaniya are […]

Celebrations at the Ethiopian Fitawrari Public School

Celebrations at the Ethiopian Fitawrari Public School

December 16, 2010 No Comments

The recent celebration at the Fitawrari School in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia was attended by the leaders of many of Akaki Kaliti’s most important organizations: the Kebeles, the city council, and the heads of all the primary schools. They came to see and better understand the school’s project for feeding the children. This is the primary […]

World Aids Day – Fighting Against the Stigma of HIV & AIDS

World Aids Day – Fighting Against the Stigma of HIV & AIDS

December 1, 2010 No Comments

UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Program on HIV and Aids, has a mission. Mediterranea participates in that mission. That mission is stop the discrimination and devaluation of people who live and are associated with HIV and AIDS. “Discrimination”, for us, refers to the unjust and hostile treatment of people who have or are perceived to […]

Sami and a Dream – A Center for the Disabled in Ethiopia

Sami and a Dream – A Center for the Disabled in Ethiopia

November 9, 2010 No Comments

The person on the right of the photo below is Sami. Sami is the representative of Education for the Akaki Kaliti kebele (neighborhood) in Ethiopia.  Sami is very intelligent, with an enviably quick mind.  Sami is totally blind. In his youth he was the only blind boy in the area to attend a state school.  […]

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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...