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A review of Link Ethiopia's sponsorship programme: learning from small stories

Chamberlain, Liz (2016). A review of Link Ethiopia's sponsorship programme: learning from small stories. Link Ethiopia.

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Abstract

This report highlights the small stories of nine participants who are part of Link Ethiopia’s sponsorship programme. Link Ethiopia has celebrated 20 years of work in Ethiopia, and it is dedicated to changing lives through education and increasing cultural awareness among young people in Ethiopia and the UK. There are currently over 200 students who are part of the programme that aims to provide resources to children and young people with the aim of reducing potential barriers to learning. The nine children and guardians featured in this report speak highly of the programme and value its contribution in supporting individual educational and career aspirations. The report discusses the children and young people’s perceptions of being part of the programme and the role of Link Ethiopia in supporting their educational ambitions, before outlining potential areas for improvement.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: International; sponsorship programmes; educational attainment; poverty; Ethiopia; charity.
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Education Futures
Item ID: 47508
Depositing User: Liz Chamberlain
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2016 10:26
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2016 19:07
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/47508
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