Edget Baandnet Children Center (EDGET) is a German non-profit, non-governmental organisation (NGO) that mainly operates in Awassa, Ethiopia.
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Edget Baandnet is Amharic, one of 80 Ethiopian languages, and means "growth together"
EDGET is a charity organisation for children and teenagers, in particular girls, above all providing HIV/Aids orphans and streetchildren (aged 6 - 17) with a home, education, food, clothes and medicine. We currently support 95 children, finance one house with around 30 children and have a scholarship programme for 65 girls which will be extended soon.
... Street Children House...
EDGET was founded in 2006 by the German couple Gundi Brendes & Jörn Bernhardt, both then living and working in Ethiopia. About us...
EDGET has been assisting the Makibasa Korke Community near Awassa since 2008 to construct a school for -nowadays- 2,300 village children. 2010 we built 2 additional classrooms. All in all we only contributed 22,000 € for this project. 2011: Alaba High School extension - finished end of July 2011, 28,000 €. Nowadays we engage in low-cost construction. 2 Classroomsof 56m² each cost 7,000 €. Since 2012 we continued with classroom construction and projects in the field of sanitation for Primary Schools ... Focus on School Construction... & ... Projects 2013 - 2011
EDGET works in close cooperation with other NGOs and has chosen a partner NGO in Awassa, registered under the new NGO law as "Center of Concern". ...Our partner in Ethiopia... Most of their funds are generated in Ethiopia by Ethiopians.
Edget Baandnet - Let's grow together!
Motto: LIVE, LOVE and LEARN!
Our ambassador MO BRANDIS is a singer, producer and successful songwriter (Tim Bendzko, Germany - Stooshe & Incognito, UK and others) and male lead vocalist of INCOGNITO - the legendary British Funk/Soul band. http://www.mobrandis.com/ & http://www.incognito.org.uk/