Ethiopian-Canadians in British Columbia Held a Successful Fundraising Event in Support of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) Project

Ethiopian-Canadians in British Columbia Held a Successful Fundraising Event in Support of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) Project

Ethiopians in BC have now raised a total of $160,000 USD for GERD

VANCOUVER, BC – October 14, 2014 — Ethiopian-Canadians residing in the greater Vancouver and Victoria area held a very successful fundraising event on October 4, 2014 at the Korean Cultural Centre in Vancouver, BC, where a total of $25,000 US Dollars was raised. This fundraising event, as in the previous five events, was organized by Ethio Abay Development Association of BC (EADABC), a non-profit association, run by volunteers, for the benefit of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project.

This latest event was a sixth fundraising event for Ethio Abay Development Association of BC. The first three events were held in 2013, where more than $125,000 US Dollars was raised. The fourth fundraising event was held in February 2014 in support of Ethiopians, who were forcefully deported from Saudi Arabia back to Ethiopia. This humanitarian event raised more than $4,000 USD for The Ethiopian Red Cross.

The fifth event was held in May 2014 in Victoria, BC which raised $4,830 US Dollars for the GERD project.

At this sixth event, participants bid on silent auctions, donated cash to the GERD project, in addition to paying their admission fees. This latest sixth event brings the grand total raised by Ethiopians in British Columbia to date to $160,000 US Dollars.

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Investment In Ethiopia – Behind The Steam (Video)

ERTA just released a video entitled “Investment In Ethiopia Behind The Steam” today.

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What do you think about Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Festival in Addis Ababa?

What do you think about Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Festival in Addis Ababa?

Tigrai Online, Sept. 20, 2014

What do you think about Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Festival in Addis Abeba?
What do you think about Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Festival in Addis Abeba in 2015?

This article is about holding a Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Festivalin Addis Abeba. We are purposing for all Ethiopians inside Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Diaspora throughout the world to organize a fundraising party for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in Addis Abeba in 2015.

The main goal of this gathering is to facilitate the fundraising efforts by the Ethiopian people to complete our GERD on or before the scheduled time of completion.

There has been a valuable lesson learned from the International Festival Tigrai held in Mekelle, Tigrai, Ethiopia in August 2014. Thousands of Ethiopians from all over the world came to Tigrai to participate in the festival which was held inside Ethiopia for the first time. It was a huge success for the organizers of the festival which was planned to coincide with the traditional Tigrai Ashenda Festival.

If it can be done in one state can’t it be done in a much bigger national scale? It can definitely be done in a better and bigger scale.

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Ethiopian Patriots Visit the Grand Ethiopian Renaisance Dam (Video)

Members and senior leaders of Ancient Ethiopian Patriots Association (AEPA) visited the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Among the visitors was Lt. General Jagama Kello, 93, who punished the invading Fascist Italians during the Ethio-Italian war of 1935 to 1940.

Jagama Kelo
Ethiopian patriot, Lt. General Jagama Kello (Photo Awramba Times/Sisay Guzay)

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Egypt’s Ministry of Water Resources Seeks Alternative Methods for Increasing Egypt’s Water Share

By Muhammad Abdul Monsef
Oct. 7, 2013

The Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation for the El-Beblawi government, Dr Mohamed Abdul Muttalib, ruled out escalation with Ethiopia as a means solve the dam crisis. 

A televised meeting between ousted President Mohamed Morsi and other political parties regarding Ethiopia’s announcement that they would divert the Nile to build the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) was the cause of a big diplomatic faux pas.

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