Author: Roy Crawford

AHEAD’s Dr Bariso and the impact of the Guji Oromo people’s knowledge system on primary mathematics educAtion.

Ethnomathematical activities include counting, locating (the activity of grouping, clustering, making network, etc.), measuring (the actions of quantifying, weighting, etc.), designing (planning, building, and pattern activities), playing (puzzles, paradoxes, models, games, hypothetical reasoning), and explaining (how to do things, activities [e.g., classifications, conventions, generalizations, and symbolic explanations]). This predominantly qualitative study identifies the indigenous ethnomathematical games and concepts and assesses the potential effectiveness of an integration of the ethnomathematics and […]

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Towards a brighter future…

It’s about education. Despite the use of old regimented rows of heavy benches and desks in a poorly lit environment, children are attentive and want to learn. We are continuing to work hard to help our children towards a brighter future. If you’d like to help us please consider donating to our cause. The future will be bright and full of promise with your help.

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Children are our future – Education is key.

During our last visit to Oromia, AHEAD and UDA were welcomed by local school pupils who shared their experiences and hopes for the future. We continue to work with local groups to ensure education remains accessible. Our hostel provides secure accommodation to the most disadvantaged students. Education is key to our mission in Oromia, and for the prospects of the region’s next generation. Please support us in our work. You […]

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A massive THANK YOU!

We’d like to throw out a massive thanks to everyone who took part in AHEAD’s Summer Virtual Challenge. We all had a great time walking, cycling and running, but we also appreciate how hard this summer has been with so many restrictions in place keeping us indoors, away from our families, friends and loved ones. We hope you are all keeping well and are still energised to support us over […]

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AHEAD’s Summer Virtual Challenge

Support our work by entering our Summer 2020 Virtual Challenge anytime before the end of August. Your efforts will help us raise funds to equip our hostel for disadvantaged girls in Ethiopia. Whether you prefer to Walk 3Km, Run 5Km or Cycle 10Km, you can choose your challenge and seek sponsorship from family and friends.  If  you email us or share your photograph (#aheadcharityorg) we will include you in our event […]

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Now it’s even easier to donate!

We are pleased to announce we are now on Givey. This makes it even easier for our supporters to help us fund our objectives of helping the most disadvantaged in society into secure education. We continue to encourage our donors to donate regularly but, if you wish make a one-off donation, we recommend using our page on Givey.   AHEAD receive  100% of your donation via this channel, while the donor […]

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Would you like to help build young people’s futures?

We are working on an easier way for you to donate directly to AHEAD and fund our efforts to create a secure future for the young people who so desperately need access to education. Our hostel has created the security, but we need to push forward with additional support and partnerships with local agencies to build on our successes, and give young people the future they deserve as valued members […]

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