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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Schools of Akaki: Our Return to Addis Ababa

Schools of Akaki: Our Return to Addis Ababa

October 5, 2010 No Comments

Sunday, October 10th, 2010 we will return to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This time, apart from checking out the Abugida School, new projects and relationships are waiting for us. We can now rename the project: “Schools of Akaki”. On the first day, we shall sign an agreement between the Kebele of Akaki and the Mediterranea NGO […]

70 More Children in School, 70 Less Children on the Streets of Ethiopia

70 More Children in School, 70 Less Children on the Streets of Ethiopia

September 20, 2010 No Comments

Yesterday was a happy day in the public school Fitawrari Abaninya of Akaki, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The 70 children, most 10 years old, who began a bridge course in reading, writing and basic mathematics last April, have finished the course. Mediterranea covered the expenses of these courses by paying for school materials for the children […]

Medical Help for One Ethiopian Boy Makes for One Happy Mom!

Medical Help for One Ethiopian Boy Makes for One Happy Mom!

August 21, 2010 No Comments

Remember our friend Mikias? The young Ethiopian boy who has been spending a little time with us in Mallorca for treatment of his chronic osteomyelitis? Well, after four months, the clinging, multiresistant and mutating bacteria that has been an inseparable companion to Mikias for the last four years, and the cause of the destruction of […]

What a great day at the new Abugida Nursery School!

What a great day at the new Abugida Nursery School!

August 19, 2010 No Comments

We received this wonderful report from one of our “Cutie Pies” attending the Abugida Nursery School in Ethiopia, telling us about how well they all seem to be spending their days at the new school: Dear Mediterranea, So, the first few days at the nursery school were strange. We all cried a lot because we […]

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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...