Irreecha 2019

AHEAD work closely with the Oromo community in the UK. On 5th October 2019, our trustees and volunteers took the opportunity to participate in the celebration of the Annual Irreechaa (The Oromo Thanksgiving Festival) organised by the London community. The Oromo in the UK The Oromo people celebrate various cultural festivals. The UK community is one of the longest standing black and minority ethnic groups in the country, with resident […]

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This February…

AHEAD is holding a social event to raise funds to build on the success of it’s first girl’s hostel in Shakisso town which has helped address the needs of destitute girls from the local countryside. AHEAD and our partner UDA have provided them with secure accommodation allowing them to attend the town’s secondary school without the need to pay expensive rent which they would otherwise be unable to afford. The […]

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Join AHEAD’s 2018 Sponsored Bike Ride and Walk, this June

  Register here   |    Sponsorship Form   Please join us at our annual summer event on Sunday June 10th to raise funds to equip a newly built hostel for disadvantaged girls in Shakiso town, Oromia, Ethiopia, who otherwise would be unable to access secondary school education.  Enjoy a great day out across the new and old of North East London, keep fit and support a great cause!  

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AHEAD’s Ethiopian Visit 2017

Happy New Year to all our supporters.  We are happy to update everyone on Elfneh’s visit to Ethiopia during December 2017.  It was an extremely busy but productive visit and has galvanised the organisation to push ahead with the completion of our hostel project and continue to support higher education in the country and local projects in the UK. We are already planning initiatives for this year.  Please visit the […]

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