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A Galway couple are urging the general public to support their aim to raise €25,000 euro in vital funds for a primary school in Ethiopia, Africa.
Galwaywoman who’s running in Great Ethiopian Run to hold Am-Am to benefit Midwives and Fistula Surgery project
A nine-hole Golf Open Am-Am will take place on Saturday June 18 at Glenlo Abbey Golf Club to benefit Ethiopiaid’s Midwives and Fistula Surgery projects
A fundraising coffee morning will take place this weekend in NUI Galway’s Institute for Lifecourse and Society to raise funds for a charity which works to provide safe obstetric facilities to women in Ethiopia.
NUI Galway has signed a co-operation agreement with Addis Ababa Science and Technology University (AASTU), in which the Irish university will support its Ethiopian counterpart in establishing itself as an international hub of science, innovation, and education in East Africa.
Hunger and malnutrition in a world of plenty is an unacceptable and shameful reality of the 21st century. I feel privileged to have had the opportunity to have seen first-hand Trócaire’s work on our behalf in Ethiopia. It is important to be able to report back not only on the problems facing people there but the difference donations from people here at home are making.”
With the deadline for entry into the Great Ethiopian Run/Walk 2014 fast approaching, Ronan Scully of Gorta-Self Help Africa is calling on Galway people to sign up for this epic fundraising adventure.
Last month, 19 Irish volunteers participated in the Great Ethiopian Run (GER) in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia on behalf of Vita, an Irish NGO working in East Africa including three Mayo men which raised over €50,000.
Intrepid Claremorris native Ann Melia will be hosting a collection of stunning portraits, paintings and photographs as she kicks off her fundraising efforts for her participation in the Great Ethiopian Run in November in aid of children’s development charity Plan Ireland.
For those of us old enough, the images from Africa that haunted our television screens for a large part of 2011 will have taken us back more than a quarter of a century.
Galway’s ‘Operation Transformation’ contestant Ronan Scully and Galway publican Fergus McGinn along with six other runners from Galway and another 10 from around the country are to take part in the Great Ethiopian Run in Addis Ababa on Sunday November 27 to raise funds for the Irish charity Self Help Africa for their work in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa.