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Thursday, April 26, 2012


Heritage Camp kids take the initiative

Here's a letter we received from the proud Executive Director of the Heritage Camp. A big thank you to our amazing young supporters! 


Friday, April 13, 2012


Inspired youth supports his father's childhood school in Ethiopia

Please enjoy this letter to Ethiopia Reads from the rightfully proud mother of young fundraiser Alexander Desta (pictured). A big thank you to Alex for his incredible work to support literacy in Ethiopia! We're very grateful to have supporters like you. 


Friday, March 09, 2012


ER in NYC!

A December NYC fundraiser was a great success thanks to the hard work of Tigist Selam: chairperson of the event, actress, writer, and Ethiopia Reads board member. We'd like to thank the support of her friends and contacts that helped make the event great, too! 


Tuesday, March 06, 2012


"Terps for Ethiopia" a success!



Friday, March 02, 2012


TAAA installs Ethiopia Reads board member as new officer

Ethiopia Reads congratulates Frew Tibebu, passionate ER board member and long time supporter of the organization, on his newly appointed post as an officer with the Tracy African American Association (TAAA).  


Friday, February 03, 2012


A trip to the spa for literacy!



Wednesday, November 09, 2011


Help plant a library at the Logiya Primary School in the Afar Region - home of Lucy!

A Logiya library could be a reality with your support!

Logiya is a town located in the Afar region of Ethiopia. A promising school in Logiya was selected to participate in a program that partners Ethiopia's Ministry of Education, USAID and Ethiopia Reads. With $10,000, a new library with books, shelving and librarian training will give children the chance to read!

Here are a few images of the school. Please read further down for a letter from the Afar Forum.


Thursday, November 03, 2011


Storytime with Lois, Ethiopia Peace Corps Veteran

Greetings, book lovers! We have a guest blogger today with a great life story full of experiences. Lois Shoemaker has fund-raised for Ethiopia Reads to support the Awassa Reading Center: a rare public library that's full of eager, young readers in southern Ethiopia.

Lois recently went to Washington, DC for the Returned Peace Corps Gathering. She's in the image below during the Sunday walk featuring Country of Service flags. She served in Ethiopia as a teacher from 1962-64. 



Wednesday, October 26, 2011


Jane Kurtz guest blogs on Gone Reading

Check out children's author, ER board member, and long-time supporter extraordinaire JANE KURTZ's guest blog on GONE READING, a book lover's blog by Bradley Wirz.



Tuesday, October 18, 2011


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