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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LUCIA wins Sustainability Award!

LUCIA and the University of Birmingham have won an award in the Community/Individual category of the Best Staff and Community Scheme at the Birmingham Sustainability and Recycling Awards. Sylvia and Jane went to the Council House to collect the award from Councillor Lisa Trickett, Cabinet Member for a Green, Smart and Sustainable City, Birmingham City…

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Delivery of training and tools

Why a smallholding? Over the last few years LUCIA has supported the Saria School, with our most popular project being the building of a library. We have talk many times about the enthusiasm and thirst for knowledge we’ve seen by the children in Ethiopia: over a difficult terrain it’s nothing for a child to walk…

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Saria school smallholding

LUCIA, in collaboration with Developing Families Together (DFT) , is to develop a new project for Saria Kebele with the aim of improving the living standards of the Saria community. The project will focus on establishing a smallholding to be used for the production of fruit and vegetables. This produce will help improve the nutritional intake…

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