Monthly Archives: July 2010

The story so far…

Here’s the VSO story so far. We first applied in August 2009 with our initial Registration Form. This was then followed up in October-November time with the more detailed application form that focused more on our skills and experiences. After … Continue reading

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VSO training

We’ve just spent the last few days in Harborne Hall, Birmingham and have had training on skills that we will need in working in development. I think I’ve learnt more about how exactly I am going to do my job. … Continue reading

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Where We Are Going…

Abiy Addi (also spelled Abi Addi or Abi Adi; meaning “Big town”) is a town in north central Ethiopia, in the region of Tigray. Located about 470 kilometres north of the capital Addis Ababa, it has an elevation ranging from … Continue reading

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Motivations…

Since my childhood, I’ve spent a lot of time overseas, through travel or living abroad. When I was 13, I spent a year in The Gambia and my time there made a big impression on me. I developed a strong … Continue reading

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Welcome To Our Blog!

Welcome to “Ethiopian Adventures” – stories from two VSO volunteers in Ethiopia. From September 2010 we are volunteering for VSO at Abi Adi College of Teacher Education in northern Ethiopia. Dhamayanthi is working as In-Service Teacher Trainer and Special Education … Continue reading

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