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Charity information


SENEthiopia is a UK based charity that aims to support children in northern Ethiopia who are classified as having special educational needs (SEN).

Founded 2004

  • Mission statement

    To advance education, promote health and relieve need for blind and visually impaired children in particular but not exclusively by providing educational support and resources for the Mekelle Blind School in Tigray, Ethiopia and other schools in this region as the trustees identify.

  • Aims

    Senethiopia aims to:

    • 1. Support children in northern Ethiopia who are classified as having SEN.
    • 2. Provide a safe and secure environment for the children at Mekelle Blind School.
    • 3. Ensure children have access to their full curriculum, including accessible school text books. a. In the interim, provide the materials, software and hardware for children at each stage of their education to access school texts. b. In the longer term, develop and support the local educational community’s independent capacity to produce and distribute accessible school texts.
    • 4. Promote improved understanding of SEN children in the wider community and integration into mainstream schools (post grade 8).
    • 5. Support the progress of SENTigray (SENEthiopia’s local sister-charity) progress towards becoming a self-sustaining partner.
  • Overview

    Established: January 2004

    Registered Charity Number: 1139380

    Board members: 10

    Volunteers: 12

    Phone number: 07926540227

    Address: SENEthiopia 17 Chilwell RoadNottingham NG9 1EH

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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