Tourism in Ethiopia – boom and fall and rise again?

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In 2019, an article written by Anne Stellberger reported on the booming Ethiopian tourism and hospitality sector, and the way that PROJECT-E contributes to it by “providing a well-educated and equipped work force” for any one of the PEHI’s 15 partner hotels in Addis Ababa ( In 2019, the fact that a record 812,000 tourists […]

Team Thursday – Lynn

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What is your background? I grew up in the Netherlands and have a bachelor’s degree in European Studies and a master’s degree in International Relations/International Security. Currently, I live in the US, but I’ll be moving back to Germany soon.  What is your involvement with PROJECT-E? I joined the Fundraising Department in March this year […]

Team Thursday – Mehret

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What is your background? I grew up in Addis Ababa, and I studied in Lycee Guebre-Mariam French School until grade 11. I then moved to Kentucky to finish senior year. I am currently pursuing my degree in Business Management and Public Relations and have experience working in Global Affairs Canada in administrative and Passport and […]

Team Thursday – Jasmin

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What is your background? I was born in Hanover and I am now living in southern Germany near Heidelberg. My father was born and raised in Morocco and my mother in Poland, which is why I have a multicultural background. After school, I completed my bachelor’s degree in linguistics with a focus on intercultural communication […]

Team Thursday – Yordanos

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What is your background? I am form Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. I graduated from Addis Ababa University with a Bachelor degree of social anthropology.    What is your involvement with PROJECT-E?  My involvement in PROJECT-E is in public relations as a Content Creator. What are you passionate about? I am passionate about uplifting others, and I believe […]

10 Inspiring Ethiopian Women

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“Empowered Women Empower Women” is the motto under which the current PROJECT-E fundraising campaign is running. In the past, we have sometimes introduced you to female employees and students of the PROJECT-E Hospitality Institute (PEHI), sharing what being a woman means to them, what inspires them as women and what makes them strong. Now, in […]

Education for Women in Ethiopia

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Education is key in the fight against poverty. Education overcomes borders. Education creates equality. Education enables a self-determined life. Or, in PROJECT-E’s words, “Education Empowers”. There are numerous sayings about education and its power, and yet their implementation is by no means easy. All over the world, women and young girls in particular have to fight for their […]

Team Thursday – Meseret

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What is your background? I am of British-Ethiopian descent, and I was born in Ethiopia What is your involvement with PROJECT-E? I have recently joined PROJECT-E under the Fundraising Team. I am also currently volunteering with Team Ethiopia in Addis Ababa, working on the project extension proposal and other tasks. What are you passionate about? […]

Intersectional Feminism

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As the UN puts it, “International days are occasions to educate the public on issues of concern, to mobilize political will and resources to address global problems, and to celebrate and reinforce achievements of humanity” (  Hence, the 8th of March is a day to honour womanhood; to celebrate gender–based achievements and, most importantly, to reflect […]

Strategy Weekend 2021

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This has been PROJECT-E’s second online Strategy Weekend – the first one took place in August 2020 and was just as successful and motivating. However, due to long screen times, it was demanding and sometimes tiring. For this session, the organizers and PROJECT-E chairwomen Stella Sak and Josefin Weindorf took the feedback from the previous […]