According to the UN, Ethiopia has some of the lowest gender equality performance indicators in sub-Saharan Africa (UN Women 2013). Ethiopian women’s rights are being violated in almost every sphere of their lives. This was recently confirmed in a survey conducted in 2016, at the time of which only 1 in 3 of the women […]
On the first weekend in September PROJECT-E’s Team Europe came together for the meanwhile traditional bi-annual Strategy Weekend. This time the city of Heidelberg, Germany gave us a warm welcome and the basis for a couple of days of planning, evaluating, looking back and looking forward and – having fun meeting old and new friends!
After Germany and Austria, Switzerland just became the third country, in which PROJECT-E is registered as an association.
Our series of “3 Questions To…” continues this month with an interview with our new Country Representative Sena, who talks about her first weeks at PROJECT-E and the role of women empowerment.
Our students got to visit the Castel Winery in Ziway in January to learn about growing of grapes and wine making. They were accompanied by our volunteer Iga, who captured the trip in photographs and words.
On the first weekend of the year, the PROJECT-E team came together in Vienna, Austria to kick off the year by evaluating ongoing work, making new plans and meeting old and new team members and friends.
In autumn, the members of the Management Board Moritz Kolbe and Julia Schubert visited the Project-E Hospitality Institute (PEHI) in Addis Ababa again. They here report their impressions and give a general view of how Project-E is organised.
An important task during the summer was the selection of our second year of beneficiaries. How do we select the students, what are critical selection criteria and what was the best way to arouse attention to our call for applications?
In our latest interview we have asked our project manager Aida three questions regarding her work motivation, thoughts on the new school year and wishes for the future.
One of our students won the Ethio-WAITERs competition and festival in August! Enjoy reading this report about the special competition day at which the intensive training finally paid off of for all our three PROJECT-E finalists.