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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela
Using private donations and local volunteers, Opportunity for Kids Ethiopia (OK Ethiopia) aims to provide school buildings, school supplies, clothing and the opportunity for education to farming children in rural Ethiopia.

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Fundraising Event was  a Great Success!

OK Ethiopia’s fundraising event for the Furuna School Project took place at the Restaurant Injera in Bern, Switzerland on November 10, 2019.  At this event, we shared Ethiopian food and drink, enjoyed freshly roasted Ethiopian coffee and presented the progress we have made on rebuilding the Furuna School. We raised over 5000 Swiss francs for …

Construction of the first building has started

Construction of the first new building for the Furuna Elementary and Secondary School started in December 2018. The new school will be built with much sturdier materials than the old buildings. The wood and cinder block were donated by Opportunity Kids, while community members donated their time and labor for the construction.