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Weʼre raising £1,000 to help fund a training project for girls in Mekelle, Ethiopia to run a poultry business to learn life-skills & earn a life-saving income

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Based at St. Vincent's House in Mekele, Ethiopia the Daughters of Charity led by our friend Sr. Medhin Tesfay we are aiming to support 38 young women and their families gain sustainable business skills and assistance to offer a permanent pathway out of poverty for them and their families.
Training will be offered in poultry, vocational and skills training.
8 students will be funded to attend college based training.
20 women will be trained for petty trade and skill development.
10 women and their families will be offered poultry training and given chickens to start their trading.
The complete project will cost in the region £7000. We raised £3,500 last year & are trying to raise some of the funds via this page before we go to Ethiopia this November.

How you can help

£240 will pay for one of the 8 women to attend college for 10 months, 
£145 will pay for the business start up costs of one of the 20 women, 
£75 will pay for the chickens for one of the women
, £20 will pay for the training in poultry, business and skills development for one of the women
, £7.50 will pay for one chicken and its feed for the first year

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  • Anna Bourke7 days ago
    Anna Bourke

    Anna Bourke

    7 days ago

    We have over £300 towards the poultry business. Thank you. Medhin has sent a picture of a student with her chickens and eggs.

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  • Anna Bourke10 days ago
    Anna Bourke

    Anna Bourke

    10 days ago

    Your generosity will really help. £130 will pay for the chickens for one of the women
 and it is almost enough for training in poultry, business and skills development for two of the women.
 Thank you

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Page last updated on: 9/23/2018 10:01 PM



  • Margaret Rogers

    Margaret Rogers

    Sep 23, 2018

    Good luck Anna & Veronica


  • Aerron Perry

    Aerron Perry

    Sep 20, 2018

    Great work Veronica and Anna.


  • Helen Nutman

    Helen Nutman

    Sep 20, 2018

    Dear Anna Joe and I hope you have a successful trip in November and raise the money you need for your project


  • Anonymous


    Sep 18, 2018

    Education is everything - therefore we hope our donation will be used to send a young person to college.




    Sep 16, 2018

    Dearest Anna & Veronica a privilege to support this amazing project, hope you guys have a truly awesome trip. Love, hugs & prayersJulie, Kevin, William and Matthew xxx


  • Des Morrison

    Des Morrison

    Sep 16, 2018

    Happy to support the Mekele womans project x


  • Joan Stannard

    Joan Stannard

    Sep 16, 2018


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