Tagged: ethiopia

WorldRemit’s Expansion Continues: Moves into Ethiopia & Uganda

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit announced on Friday it has launched new cash pick up services in Ethiopia and Uganda. This news comes after the company revealed it was now offering its service in Russia.  With the WorldRemit app or website, people in more than 50 countries… Read More

Ethiopian Marathon Athlete Feyisa Lelisa Supporters Launch GoFundMe Initiative After Political Protest During 2016 Summer Olympics

Following Feyisa Lilesa brave protest towards the Ethiopian government during the 2016 Rio Olympics, a GoFundMe has been launched dedicated to the marathon runner and his family. Within a matter of days, the initiative has received nearly $130,000 from more than 2,200 supporters.  Upon receiving his… Read More

CrowdRise Ambassador Seeks $30,000 in 24 Hours to Give 30 Women in Ethiopia Access to Jobs

Social entrepreneur and CrowdRise ambassador, Mallory Brown, has launched a 24-Hour Impact Project through the crowdfunding platform to raise $30,000 as a way to help 30 women in Ethiopia to gain employment.   According to CrowdRise, Mallory is collaborating with local charities Begin with One and Children’s Hope… Read More

Rock a Bag that Makes You Smile and Help Girls Play Sports

Activyst, founded by three woman,  ran a successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo this past May.  They wanted to help girls participate in sports after a trip to Nicaragua where they realized that few girls were participating in sports.   The three ambitious women, Leigh, Katie… Read More

Summertime for Africa in Padua, a great concert at PalaFabris

(Staff Translation) This year the PalaFabris will be traversed by the “The Train of Energy” by the Summertime Choir , who will perform on December 8 at a concert full of excitement and novelty, they will be accompanied by the dance troupe of Etienne and a special guest:  Anthony , the singer who won… Read More

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