On the International Mother Earth Day, we would like to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) set by the United Nations and give you an insight on how PROJECT-E works towards them.
In 2013, the United Nations declared April 6th the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. It stems from the understanding of the immense potential of sport in improving and promoting health, education as well as social and economic development.
The Hotel industry in Addis Ababa is booming. One of the various reasons for this development is that the city, as it has been the location of the African Union (AU) since 2002, is now known as the political and economic center of Africa.
Today we would like to present to you Bekalu Azene who has been the Academic Coordinator at PROJECT-E (PE) since the end of 2018. We got to know Bekalu as an extremely engaged and genuinely motivated men for women empowerment through education who is always open for deep and interesting discussions on a wide range of academic topics.
Women have been making a lot of progress in the past months, years and century in different parts of the world. 2019 is a very special year for women. Exactly 100 years ago, in 1919, for the first time, women have been allowed to participate in the elections in Germany. Also, in January 2019, the first female president of Ethiopia has been elected. This development is a huge and important step. It shows that women in power are being more and more accepted and even wished. This representation matters for young women, especially in Ethiopia.
Today we would like to introduce you to a very motivational woman: Betelhem Taye, called by everyone Betey, the new English as a Second Language.
Just like a year ago, the PROJECT-E Team Europe gathered in mid-January for the first strategy weekend of 2019 in the windy and rough harbour city of Hamburg to evaluate the developments of the last few months and to work out concrete plans for the future together!
Working in the field of women empowerment in Ethiopia inevitably comes with seeing women being physically and mentally oppressed, living in poor conditions, and not getting the opportunity to empower themselves. PROJECT-E (PE) tries to give women with such backgrounds a chance to start a new life by helping them grow, as well as to […]
The first-year housekeeping students gathered excitedly outside the building, eagerly awaiting to start their first day of classes. After an insightful and busy first week at PROJECT-E, I was nervous to start my lesson plans. Would the students be willing to speak to me in English? Would cultural differences be stressful, amusing, or remarkably different between the two groups? As a new instructor, I was very nervous but excited to see how my teaching would go!
In mid-August, the PROJECT-E Team Europe met once again for the traditional Strategy Weekend to plan the upcoming year, reflect on past work and, of course, meet old and new team members.