LEAP

Lalibela Education Alternative Project

 

Educating the developing world: Ethiopia
Building a school for 500 children in Ethiopia has not been without its setbacks, says Nicholas Garland

 

Expect the unexpected
Film and theatre director Richard Eyre thought he knew Ethiopia until he visited his daughter last Christmas and found this troubled country defied all his assumptions.

 

Where one teacher looks after a class of 100

Ethiopian-born Sirgut Yadeta, who runs the Weekly Telegraph website, grew up oblivious to the poverty on her doorstop.  Now, she’s helping to fight it.

 

Ethiopia: The eighth wonder of the world
Catherine Fairweather ventures to the north of Ethiopia beyond the famine zone.

 

‘Farange’ in Ethiopia!

Read about one woman’s experiences volunteering for LEAP in Ethiopia.

 

Ethiopia: Between a rock and a holy place
In mid January Ethiopia celebrates Epiphany in lavish style. Michael Abrahams witnessed the ceremonies in Lalibela.

 

Ethiopia: Chaos in another time zone
John Gimlette travels to Ethiopia in search of contemporary signposts but finds himself transported back into the 12th century.