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posted Oct 15, 2009, 8:02 AM by Mengesha Alemu   [ updated Sep 30, 2010, 1:42 PM ]
The trip we had to Ethiopia in December 2009

The Gedeo Zone administration and Gedeo development association (GDA) leaders welcome the group in Dilla and we had a fruitful meeting.

On the meeting the Gedeo Zone v/president Ato who lead the meeting told us that the government of Ethiopia will do all what they can to support this project and will provide the land to build this building.

The GDA manager Ato Tsegaye Abse told the group that they are ready to start the project and have a transparent partnership with Vik-gedeo development. On the speech the manager add they appreciation about the family Vik who are willing to work together with them.

Ato Tsegaye emphasized on the need of women education in the Zone and the value of women education in the society.

The group also asked the pre-conditions to it’s support and the method of reporting and Editing of the work.

Finally the leaders took the group to the land they have prepared for the construction and also we visited the only high school in the town ‘Dilla high school’.

The group drove back to Awassa were we based, and the next day we drove into the rural area of the Gedeo zone and had some more surveillance on the life of the community.