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Transforming Young girls live with Technology

 

Bethel Mekane Yesus Girls School (BMYS)*, is the oldest all girls’ school in Addis Ababa Ethiopia established in 1924 (1916 E.C). For almost 100 years the school's mission have been to empower young girls with knowledge, skills, and opportunities that will help them shape a better future for themselves and their communities.

AYBS Alumni Association U.S. chapter is formed by former students who has attended the school. The association is committed to continue the bond of sisterhood while helping to improve the quality of education for the next generation at BMYS. 

The association is free yet your donation will help us support current students. Your donation will be dedicated 100% to the projects that are identified by current students and administrators to improve quality of education while building strong girls. 

 

Current project: 

 

AYBS Alumni Association U.S. Chapter is partnering with Camara Education to continue to uphold our commitment to education. By partnering with Camara our goal is to raise $11,000 to purchase 40 PC computers for BMYS Computer Lab. In today's rapidly advancing world, access to computers and digital resources is crucial for preparing the current students for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Unfortunately, due to financial constraints, the school is struggling to provide students with the technological resources they deserve.

 

Your contribution will not only enable us to bridge the digital divide but also delivering essential digital skills to around 1000 girls. We aim to ensure that they leave school with the skills needed to thrive in the 21st century marketplace; able to use a spreadsheet and word-processing program, and to use digital research tools and the internet. You will also be contributing to sustainable development of education, technology and society in Ethiopia. Any contribution, no matter how small, will help us achieve our goal and make a significant impact in the lives of our students.

 

How to Donate:

 

From the U.S. click here for donation or with Zelle: aybsalumniassociation@gmail.com or

 

Direct donation to Ethiopia account:

 

Bank account: AwashBank, Gulele Branch

 

Name: Tirunesh Mekonnen and Finina Abebe and Getachew Alumayehu

 

Account # 013201045732501

 

Swift Code: AWINETAAXXX

 

(Both accounts are open strictly for Alumni projects collaborating with AYBS board former students, former teachers and school administrators)

 

Grab your friends, batch, sisters, families, businesses and companies to contribute to this great movement you have been part of. Thank you for your donation. Any amount of donation is welcome. When we work together, we make a better impact in our community.

 

Learning is a life-long process that is centered on a community and service-based operation. This community approach is essential in building a strong foundation to enhance critical, creative, teamwork, and communication skills in children.

You may contribute to the project we are working on. You can donate to our U.S. account or Ethiopia. Both of the accounts are set up for 100% contribution goes to the alumni association board approved projects or improvements of the school and enhance education for the future generation.

EIN# 87-3783492

Direct donation to Ethiopia account:

Bank account: Awash Bank, Gulele Branch

Name: Tirunesh Mekonnen and Finina Abebe and Getachew Alumayehu

Account # 013201045732501

Swift Code: AWINETAAXXX

We are 509a2 approved non-profit organization in U.S. 100% of your donation is tax deductible.

Click here to see our IRS approval letter.  

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