Tag Archives: Ethiopia

The four-legged library brings books to children in the desert

(11 Jun 2020)  In Ethiopia, 13-year-old Mahadiya is worried. Coronavirus restrictions have forced schools and businesses to close, and there is little to do in the dusty village but wait for school to re-open. She’s seen the consequences that has had on some of her classmates. But Mahadiya has dreams of being an engineer. A dream that […]


Aust aid cuts kill off donkey library

(15 July 2015) A humble donkey library bringing books to small children in Ethiopia is set to be a casualty of Australia’s $11.3 billion overall cuts to foreign aid. The mobile library on the outskirts of is Addis Ababa is part of an Australian-funded Plan International child development project helping 1,572 children. The donkeys are […]