Rainbows4Children (UK) Trust

The Nicolas Robinson School, Mekele, Ethiopia

To continue to provide the best quality teaching and facilities for the most disadvantaged children to help them break the cycle of peoverty. 1,400 children are being educated from Kindergarten to grade 12 with all students to date passing to University. Graded the best school in Tigray.

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (1116387)

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Situation

Ethiopia is strongly supportive of the Millennium Development Goals and wants to ensure that all children, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling by 2015. Despite an energetic building programme, there are not enough resources to build the schools needed, particularly in the growing urban environments. Our focus is to provide the best possible education for those least able to afford it.

Solution

To give opportunities for the future where none exist today. The Nicolas School gives priority to educating children of parents with disabilities resulting from the effects of war and illness, who as a result often live in conditions of poverty.By building the School these disadvantaged children can be educated at the highest standard from kindergarten to grade 12 giving them the best possible chance of good careers and the ability to support themselves and their families in the future.