Ethiopia Experiences

LUCIA Supporter Lyn Cregan tells us of her experiences on the recent field trip to Ethiopia: Sylvia and I met at school when we were 15 years old, so I’ve known her a very long time. She’s always given 100% in whatever she’s chosen to do, but starting up LUCIA has probably been one of the…

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Women’s Empowerment Project

LUCIA has recently committed to funding a Women’s Empowerment Project in collaboration with Developing Families Together (DFT). During our recent field trip we visited the project village with representatives and volunteers from DFT. The overall project objective is to organise and empower 150 poor and marginalised women to enable them to engage in income generating…

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Thank you to Gemma

LUCIA has been in partnership with the Kidane Meheret Children’s Home in Addis Ababa since February 2009. Following discussions with the Sister in charge,  we helped to make arrangements for our supporter Gemma Haines to work with them as a volunteer teacher. Gemma travelled, unaccompanied, to Addis Ababa to volunteer at the Children’s Home for…

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Together we’ve done it…thank you all!

The LUCIA team arrived at the Saria School to the warmest welcome, with elders, tribesmen, government representatives, teachers and pupils singing, clapping, chanting and dancing. All the team had tears in their eyes as a little flower girl presents a lovely bouquet of wild flowers. The atmosphere was one of wonderful happiness. The new library…

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