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

 

 

The November 28th Fundraising Event has been Cancelled Due to Death

VANCOUVER, BC – November 11, 2015 — Ethio Abay Development Association of British Columbia (EADABC) announces the cancellation of the November 28th, 2015 fundraising event due to the death of Elleni Gebremichael, a well loved and respected sister.

“Ellen was an angel”, said her uncle Mr. Mekonnen Tedla, Board Member at EADABC. “Her persona transcended many cultures, and had touched many lives. A multitude of friends are shocked by her sudden death, but she will continue to live through her family and friends. We will always keep her in our thoughts and prayers.”

“Elleni was a beautiful, hardworking, and respectful young woman who lived a great life,” said Mr. Kassa Seged Mengesha, PR Director of EADABC. “We have decided to cancel the November 28th, 2015 fundraising event in her honour. She was a passionate soul, who was admired by her family, friends and co-workers.

“Elleni was a respectful young woman, who made an indelible mark on the lives of many she knew”, added uncle Mr. Tedla. “She inspired and influenced family and friends whom she loved and enjoyed so much. She was not only fearless and dedicated, but also strong and fervent in what she believed in.”

“While we mourn the loss of a very good young woman, we also celebrate her remarkable life and hope that it serves as an example to all of us, especially to the young people in our community, to work harder to make their dreams come true”, said Mr. Berhane Kahsay, Elleni’s another uncle. “We would like to thank everyone who attended the funeral services and all those who have comforted us during this difficult time”.

For those who may ask what they can do to honor Elleni, we have a simple request: Live your life to the fullest; Honour your parents; Love your family and friends; and Appreciate your life!

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

Short URL to share — https://goo.gl/yVqrNS

 

Source: EADABC

 

 

 

 

Announcing the Death of Elleni Gebremichael

It is with deep sorrow that Ethio Abay Development Association of BC​ announces the untimely death of our beloved sister Elleni Gebremichael.

Elleni will be missed by her family and friends. May her soul rest in peace! May the Almighty God be with the bereaved.

Prayer services will take place on Sunday November 8, 2015 from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM at the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, located at 304 8th Street, New Westminster, BC.

The funeral will take place on Sunday November 8 from 1:30 PM to 3:45 PM at the Forest Lawn Funeral Home, located at 3879 Royal Oak Avenue, Burnaby, BC.

In her memory, starting at 4:30 PM on Sunday November 8, refreshments will be served at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, located at 5280 Kincaid Street, Burnaby, BC.

Eleni Gebremichael Passes Away in Vancouver BC Canada
Photo: Eleni Gebremichael

For more information, please contact Kassa Seged Mengesha at 604-721-7252.

 

Announcement in Amharic follows:

 

የ እህታችን እሌኒ ገብረሚካኤል የቀብር ሥነሥርዓት እሑድ November 8, 2015 ሲሆን

ፕሮግራሙም እንደሚከተለው ይሆናል።

7:00 AM – 10:00 AM

በኆህተ ሰማይ ቅድስተ ማርያም የኢትዮጵያ ኦርቶዶክስ ተዋሕዶ ቤተክርስቲያን 304 8th Street, New Westminster የጸሎተ ፍትሃት ሥነ ሥርዓት ይከናወናል

130 PM – 2:30 PM

Forest Lawn Funeral Home 3789 Royal Oak Avenue Burnaby የስንብት ስነ ሥርዓት ከተከናወነ በኋላ

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM በዚያው በ Forest Lawn Funeral Home 3789 Royal Oak Avenue Burnaby የቀብሩሥነ ሥርዓት ይፈጸማል

4:30 PM ጀምሮ ፀበል ፀዲቅ

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 5280 Kincaid Street Burnaby

ይካሄዳል።

 

 

 

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 3, 2015 Fundraising Event has been Cancelled

It is with deep sadness that Ethio Abay Development Association of BC informs you the death of Lemlem Seyoum Zegeye, a long time resident of Vancouver.

Lemlem was a hard working mother who ran (along with her family) Fassil Ethiopian Restaurant on East Broadway (at Fraser) for many years. She is survived by her two children and husband. May her soul rest in peace. May the Almighty God be with the bereaved. We will miss her very much.

In her honour, Ethio Abay Development Association of BC has cancelled the fundraising event that was scheduled to take place this Saturday, October 3, 2015. We will inform you when we re-schedule the fundraising event.

Funeral arrangements will be arranged by the family in the coming days.

For more information, visit: https://goo.gl/PNbgfg