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A Day Without a Break!

January 5, 2015 Twenty teachers and our TC Team of 11 spent a full and fun-filled day of professional development today at Nehemiah Autism School in Addis Ababa. We divided up into six tables—the five teams—Konjo (Beautiful), Nebir (Tiger), Faris (Beyond...

(Not so) Live from Lalibela!

1/3/15 Hey friends and fam! Annie and Sam here, reporting from Lalibela. We had a thrilling (and exhausting) day exploring and seeing all the sights. Lalibela greeted us with stunning views on our drive up from the “airport.” We got stuck in a bit of donkey traffic,...

Excursion to Bahir Dar

Post for 1/2/2015: Hello!  Georgia and Michael here again, here to tell you of our adventures in Bahir Dar (on Friday). Our apologies for the radio silence! Upon landing in Bahir Dar, we immediately noticed just how lush and green the area was (especially compared to...

Visit to Nehemiah Autism Center and Ethiopian lunch

Hi everyone!  Michael and Georgia here! We had a very productive first “official work” day here in Addis Ababa. We visited the Nehemiah Autism Center in the afternoon. Here, we toured the classrooms, met with teachers, and watched their interactions with students. We...

We made it!!

Hi family and friends!!  HAAAAAPPPYYY NEW YEAR!!! This is Amika and I get to be the first to blog about our exciting day 1! We have finally arrived in Ethiopia after a 12-hour flight to Dubai (which I must personally say, was…wow, great) and a 4- hour flight to...
(Amharic) Amharic Book Illustrations

(Amharic) Amharic Book Illustrations

Below are the beautiful illustrations by Tina Yeung for our Amharic cleft palate books written by Alem Esheu Beyene. Each book elicits practice with a specific set of target phonemes for post-surgery cleft palate therapy. Ethiopian Amharic Cleft Palate Book Team...