The US embassy in Addis Ababa
Ambassador Michael Raynor will be presenting his service with 46 new members of the Peace Corps at the US Embassy in Addis Ababa yesterday. These volunteers work on community-based communication in the areas of health, agriculture and education in the Amhara, Tigray, Oromia, and SNNP areas.
Ambassador Raynor said, “Peace Corps teaches us not to meet other people with open minds and open hearts, and by coming together and working together, there are no limits for what we can and do not. to be achieved. That is an appropriate lesson for all of us, and Ethiopia is not as true because it is moving to a more democratic and successful future in the economy in the future. ”
He also thanked the families of Ethiopia and the communities who supported it, saying “Your support is vital to the work of volunteers, indeed, but most importantly, it forms a friendship.” T led to infertile links between volunteers and Ethiopia for more than five decades. ”
Volunteers live and work in small communities around Ethiopia. They frequently become members of these communities and will work closely with health staff to implement the Community Community Development program in Ethiopia (ICHE) which aims to improve the quality of life of those communities. children and mothers to improve home water access, sanitation, hygiene and nutrition. Others will focus on the Fostering Nutrition (NSA) project, working with farmers to increase food production and promote more nutrition to improve family food security.
The 46 new volunteers are doing their communities after three months of training before they can board the service today. This initiative takes the number of volunteers working in Ethiopia to over 3,700 since it started.
About the Peace Peace: As the US international international service organization, the American Peace Corpa will send abroad to solutions to the best use of the people worldwide. Volunteers keep peace at a local level with local governments, schools, communities, small businesses and entrepreneurs to develop sustainable solutions that address challenges in education, health, development and welfare. provision, agriculture, environment and youth development.
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