It’s the International Day of the Girl! Let’s talk about that thing no one wants to talk about.
Mary Anna Noveck is a passionate educator who has over 24 years of experience working as a classroom teacher, mentor, and administrator in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. She traveled to Ethiopia as a participant with Imagine Ethiopia 2011 and 2013. We sat down with Mary Anna as she gears up for her third trip to Ethiopia with imagine1day to find out what inspires her to keep going back.
Since 2011, imagine1day has been a proud recipient of grants through Disney Club Penguin’s Coins for Change campaign. Together we’ve built four primary schools benefiting more than 4,400 children annually.
Duties and Responsibilities o Welcome and attend to all visitors o Maintaining the general appearance of the office(s) to be orderly and attractive o Order and maintain all office equipment o Answer and direct calls in a warm, courteous and efficient manner o Receive, organize and sort mail o Coordinate all expense reports including cooperate credit card reconciliation o Coordinate and maintain filing system for all expense reports o Work with bookkeeper on accounts payable including filing system o Work with bookkeeper to coordinate donations received o Manage bookkeeper and report to Director of Operations to ensure work is done smoothly and efficiently o Liaise with bookkeeper, Accountant, President and Director of Operations o Coordinate filing systems for all legal…
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My mother Sharyn was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on July 17, 2013 – and although she only lived seven weeks following that, she made the most of her final days as she continued to tutor her students from her bed. She was a teacher heart and soul.
You can’t solve the issues that prevent children from enrolling in school if you don’t know what the issues are, and the best people to identify these problems are community members themselves.
He is just six-years-old but Muressa Muhammedhussein can count to one hundred and cite the entire English alphabet from A to Z.
There is a barn in a cornfield in the town of Mena where people go to change their lives.
Last week imagine1day received fantastic news: one of our Graduate Fund students was accepted to the Yale Young African Scholars Program.
The son of farmers, Nigus Hagos Kahsay grew up in a village called Sihet, in the Hintalo Wejirat district in Tigray. Three years ago, imagine1day selected him as one of our Graduate Fund students. We gave his family a seed loan and business training to help them start their own income generating activity so that they could put Nigus through high school.
It’s true: there is a clear gender imbalance in Ethiopian schools. But it turns out Ethiopia has something many countries don’t: that’s a federal strategy to improve gender equality throughout their education system, from the pre-primary level all the way through university.