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Plot Twist

Originally written for E3iopia Missions.

You know when you are expecting something to happen, and then when it happens, it doesn’t happen the way you were expecting it to? 838 more words


UNICEF calls for an increase in education spending as new report reveals global crisis in learning

NEW YORK, 18 September 2016 – More than two-thirds of schoolchildren in low-income countries will not learn basic primary level skills in 2030 despite an ambitious goal to get every child in school and learning, according to a report launched today by the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity. 709 more words


Stresemann's Bushcrow (Zavattariornis stresemanni)

Stresemann’s Bushcrow (Zavattariornis stresemanni) is an endangered species, found only in a small region of Southern Ethiopia. It’s an odd species taxonomically speaking, currently residing in the crow family. 22 more words


Ethiopia Yirgacheffe KONGA Grade 1 (2016)

  • Very Smooth
  • Poppy Seeds
  • (un)Ripe Apricot

Ready for a new Ethiopian Coffee, from our Direct Trade program?

After struggling in 2015 with Yirgacheffe coffee’s, we bought 3 at once on our (buying) Trip to Origin this year. 115 more words


Nearly 50 million children “uprooted” worldwide – UNICEF

28 million forcibly displaced by conflict and violence within and across borders

Across the globe, nearly 50 million children have been uprooted – 28 million of them driven from their homes by conflicts not of their making, and millions more migrating in the hope of finding a better, safer life. 984 more words


In 10 countries with highest out-of-school rates, 40 per cent of children are not accessing basic education

 NEW YORK/ ADDIS ABABA, 1 September 2016 –In the top 10 countries with the highest rates of children missing out on primary education, nearly 2 in every 5 children – 18 million – are out of school, UNICEF said today. 675 more words


White-crested Helmet-shrike (Prionops plumatus)

I took this photo of a rather frumpy looking White-crested Helmet-shrike (Prionops plumatus) in Harenna forest, Ethiopia.