Team Thursday – Meet Hanna Roessner

In this week’s part of the Team Thursday Series, we introduce to you Hanna Roessner of PROJECT-E’s Public Relations Department: What is your background? I have started studying Social Sciences to pursue a better understanding of local and global politics, as well as the international system. Within my studies, I am trying to figure out […]

Team Thursday – Meet Tameem

It is time for our Team Thursday Series again! This time, we introduce to you Tameem Daear, who is the Talent Management Department Head of PROJECT-E: What is your background? I hold a B.Sc. in Business Administration, worked in education and development nonprofit for about four years in Yemen, and currently undertaking a master degree […]

Team Thursday – Meet Petra Sidler

In this week’s part of the Team Thursday Series, we introduce to you Petra Sidler of PROJECT-E’s Talent Management Department:   What is your background?   I completed a Bachelor degree in studies of Societies, Cultures and Religions with a Bachelor thesis about Land Investments and Political Power Structures in Ethiopia. Afterwards, I switched to […]

Team Thursday – Meet Carina Herbers

In this week’s part of the Team Thursday Series, we introduce to you Carina Herbers of PROJECT-E’s Finance Department:   1. What’s your background? During the last three years, I studied Economics and Business Economics with a focus in Finance in Maastricht. Since Finance is often related to profit and capitalism, I am happy that […]

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Our Strategy Weekend in Hamburg

On the second weekend of January 2018, PROJECT-E’s Team Europe came together for our traditional bi-annual Strategy Weekend. This time, we met in the winterly and windy harbour city Hamburg to evaluate, plan, and discuss PROJECT-E’s previous work in 2017 and forthcoming plans for 2018 – and of course to catch up with old and new members of Team Europe.


Participating in (and eventually winning) a fundraising competition – a rewarding experience for Team Europe

For the PROJECT-E team in Europe, October was strongly marked by the fundraising competition “1000€ für 1000 Vereine“ organised by ING-DiBa bank. The competition aims at supporting NGOs and charity organisations: During a six-week long time period, people can vote via a secure one-person-one-vote principle for the different participating organisations on the Ing-DiBa website. Those organisations ranking among the 200 organisations with most votes in their size category win 1000 Euro.


Christmas in Ethiopia

Christmas known as Genna in Ethiopia is a celebration rich with culture and rituals making it a beloved holyday amongst all Ethiopian Christians and tribes.  Being the oldest nation in Africa Ethiopia continues to use the old Julian calendar especially the Orthodox Church thus Genna falling on January 7th each year.


Three Questions to … Misrak Hailu, a new student at the Hospitality Institute

This autumn, a class of twenty new students started their studies at the PROJECT-E Hospitality Institute in Addis Abeba. For two years, they will work towards their goal to receive their degree. A lot has changed for the students in the recent weeks, as they were leaving home and moved to the student accomodation of PROJECT-E. We wish all of our students, who have just started, a very warm welcome and all the strength, success, luck and fun they will be needing in the coming semesters! One of the new first years students, Misrak Hailu, sat down with us to talk about school and life.