Ethio Abay Development Association of BC to Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the GERD Project on June 11, 2016

VANCOUVER, BC – May 5, 2016 — Ethio Abay Development Association of BC (EADABC) will be holding a party to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the launch of the GERD Project.

Where: At Korean Community Center – 1320 East Hastings Street Vancouver, BC [Google Map]

When:  Saturday June 11, 2016 6:30 PM

All are welcome to attend this important fundraising event.

Extraordinary guests of honour will be on the stage to explain about the GERD project, Ethiopia’s development efforts, and Ethiopia’s Diaspora engagement in the development of the country. Please don’t miss this opportunity. Come and enjoy your evening by partaking Ethiopian traditional meals, dancing the night away with great cultural DJ music.

Tickets are only $30.00 CAD, which includes a buffet dinner.

For tickets or additional information, please contact anyone of the following phone numbers:

  • 778 896 9985
  • 604 716 1581
  • 778 960 7993
  • 604 721 7252

GERD_Project_2015
Photo: GERD Project

About the GERD Project:
https://ethiopiangranddam.wordpress.com/about-gerd/

Additional information on GERD is found here.

Looking forward to seeing you all!!!

 

Source: EADABC

 

 

Ethiopia’s $5bn GERD Project that Could Turn it into Africa’s Water Powerhouse

Milena Veselinovic, for CNN

Tue October 20, 2015

Editor’s Note: Each week, Africa View explores the trends, figures and initiatives shaping Africa. From education and energy to technology and innovation, it showcases topics and influential sectors driving countries on the continent.

(CNN) — It’s called the Grand Renaissance Dam — and the clue is in the name.

With some 8,500 laborers working around the clock on its construction, the imposingly-named dam is surely one of Africa’s most ambitious infrastructure projects, reaffirming Ethiopia’s ambitions of becoming a big regional player and a major exporter of power.

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Ethio Abay Development Association of BC to Hold GERD Fundraising Event on November 28, 2015

VANCOUVER, BC – October 19, 2015 — Ethio Abay Development Association of BC (EADABC) will be holding a fundraising event to raise funds for the GERD project.

Where: At Korean Community Center – 1320 East Hastings Street Vancouver, BC [Google Map]

When:  Saturday November 28, 2015 6:30 PM

All are welcome to attend this important fundraising event.

Extraordinary guests of honour will be on the stage to explain about the GERD project, Ethiopia’s development efforts, and Ethiopia’s Diaspora engagement in the development of the country. Please don’t miss this opportunity. Come and enjoy your evening by partaking Ethiopian traditional meals, dancing the night away with great cultural DJ music.

Tickets are only $30.00 CAD, which includes a buffet dinner.

For tickets or additional information, please contact anyone of the following phone numbers:

  • 778 896 9985
  • 604 716 1581
  • 778 960 7993
  • 604 721 7252

GERD_Project_2015
Photo: GERD Project

About the GERD Project:
https://ethiopiangranddam.wordpress.com/about-gerd/

Looking forward to seeing you all!!!

 

Source: EADABC

 

 

Ethiopians in Winnipeg and Brandon Area Held a Successful GERD Fundraising Event

በዊኒፔግ፣ብራንደንና አካባቢው የሚገኙ ኢትዮጵያዊያን እና ትውልደ ኢትዮጵያዊያን የተሳካ የታላቁ ህዳሴ ግድብ የገቢ ማሰባሰቢያ ዝግጅት አካሄዱ፣

Click below:
Ethiopians-in-Winnipeg-GERD-Fundraising-Party

 

 

 

 

The October 3rd Fundraising Event Got a Media Coverage (3 minutes Audio)

Solomon Tekalign of Tsenat Radio in Atlanta, GA covers Ethio Abay Development Association of BC’s fundraising event, with a 3 minutes detailed information.

We appreciate this great coverage by Solomon.

Click below to listen the Amharic coverage:

We look forward to seeing you all at this event.

For more information about the event, visit: https://goo.gl/0AKusf

EADABC

 

 

Ethio Abay Development Association of BC to Hold GERD Fundraising Event on October 3, 2015

VANCOUVER, BC – September 18, 2015 — Ethio Abay Development Association of BC (EADABC) will be holding a fundraising event to raise funds for the GERD project.

Where: At Axum Restaurant – 1279 East Hastings Street Vancouver, BC [Google Map]

When:  Saturday October 3, 2015 6:30 PM

All are welcome to attend this important fundraising event.

Extraordinary guests of honour will be on the stage to explain about the GERD project, Ethiopia’s development efforts, and Ethiopia’s Diaspora engagement in the development of the country. Please don’t miss this opportunity. Come and enjoy your evening by partaking Ethiopian traditional meals, dancing the night away with great cultural DJ music.

Tickets are only $30.00 CAD, which includes a buffet dinner.

For tickets or additional information, please contact anyone of the following phone numbers:

  • 778 896 9985
  • 604 716 1581
  • 778 960 7993
  • 604 721 7252

GERD_Project_2015
Photo: GERD Project

About the GERD Project:
https://ethiopiangranddam.wordpress.com/about-gerd/

Looking forward to seeing you all!!!

 

Source: EADABC

 

 

The 2015 Ethiopian Diaspora Festival to Open Today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Schedule Included)

The first ever Ethiopian Diaspora Festival will open today, August 12, 2015 at 2:00 PM at the Millennium Hall, near Bole International Airport. The festival, scheduled for five days (August 12 to 16), is geared towards engaging the Diaspora to participate in the development of the country.

Several speakers are scheduled to share their experiences and leaders of the country are also expected to address the crowd. By noon today, there were thousands of people trying to register at the hall. Those who pre-registered at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office can avoid the lineup and go to the badge collection desk and claim their “Participant” ID card.

Provided that there is an Internet access at the hall, we will tweet live using our twitter handle ethioabaybc –

http://www.twitter.com/EthioAbayBC

The high level schedule is as follows (East African Time, EAT):

Wednesday, August 12, 2015:

  • 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM – Registration;
  • 2:00 PM – Opening

Thursday, August 13, 2015:

  • 8:30 AM – GTP1 and GTP2 Discussion

Friday, August 14, 2015:

  • 8:30 AM – Panel Discussion

Saturday, August 15, 2015:

  • 8:00 AM – Visit Addis Ababa and Bishoftu

Sunday, August 16, 2015:

  • 2:00 AM – Closing

We have also been informed that a visit to the GERD site and/or Gilgel Gibe site will be arranged after the festival is completed; sometime next week.

We will update this schedule as it becomes available.

Happy event to everyone, and we sincerely thank those who organized this event!

We look forward to attending this historic event!!!