Update on Dilla household project.

We have received these photos and an encouraging update from our partner “Action for Bright Future” regarding the family we are supporting in Dilla.   Ekita and her family are looking much better and happier. The children are now attending school regularly. We hope that the continued support from LUCIA will help the family  to…

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New project to support Widow headed Household in Dilla

LUCIA is very pleased to report that we have linked with an Ethiopian Charity called: “Action for Bright Future” http://www.actionforbrightfuture.org/ This is a charity based in Dilla in the south of the country. They are active in supporting orphan and vulnerable children, in an area where HIV/ AIDS is prevalent, and providing them with education at…

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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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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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