A very successful fund raising event was held in Holt, outside Wrexham, for Gobaith i Ethiopia. Our thanks go to all the supporters who attended and to the small band of volunteers who helped to make the afternoon a tremendous success. Special thanks go to Josie and John who opened their garden and home for us to hold the event and supplied all the strawberries from their market garden and farm shop. Read more..
Gobaith - i - Ethiopia have teamed up with the children and teachers of St Mary's Primary School in Wrexham to promote the IF Campaign (OS in Welsh). "There is enough food for all - IF ......". As part of their RE programme their topic was "Sharing Our World, Being Good Neighbours, Treasures and Stewardship" The charity obtained a grant from the Hub and Wales Africa Community Links which has enabled the young children, with the help of their teachers, to publicise... Read more..
Whilst still high in the league of poverty levels, Ethiopia is showing clear signs of progress with the blossoming of industries and development of infrastructure – roads and schools. Much progress has been seen since members began traveling, at their own expense, to Mekele in 2005. Read more..
Following their success in competitions at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod where they achieved a second , third and fourth place, The PMB Midlands Youth Choir from KwaZulu Natal in South Africa gave a sensational charity concert at St Joseph’s High School. They performed many works from their repertoire including, as a finale, a stunning African section which included song and dance which left the audience in raptures, giving the choir a standing ovation at the end. Perhaps the highlight... Read more..
On 17th July 2012 Gobaith i Ethiopia – Hope for Ethiopia were awarded a commendation for the links that they have established between the people of Wrexham and Mekele in Ethiopia. The award was received on behalf of the charity by Chair John Smith and Hon Treasurer Thea Howells. Awards were presented on behalf of Wales Africa Community Links by Jane Davidson former Environment Minister at the Welsh Assembly. The reception and ceremony took place at the Pierhead in Cardiff and was addressed by... Read more..