Vancouver Based Hibret Amharic School to Hold its Annual Fundraising Event on May 25, 2019

— This is the second year in a row Hibret School is holding such a fundraising event —

— Event to take place on Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM at the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre —

VANCOUVER, BC – May 02, 2019 — Hibret Amharic School invites you to its second annual fundraising event, scheduled for Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre in Vancouver, BC.

The event will feature the finest Ethiopian vegetarian foods. All foods will be freshly prepared by volunteer parents in support of Hibret elementary school in Debre-Zeit, Ethiopia.

This year’s event offers a variety of great, home made and delicious Ethiopian vegetarian foods, and entertainment, in a relaxed indoor setting. Guests can sample many different Ethiopian foods from the buffet, and enjoy home cooked foods, using local and imported ingredients and spices.

Many activities are planned for the evening, including: art and crafts, face painting for children, video presentation, silent auctions, raffles tickets, and much more.

Admission will be by donations. Minimum donation is $20/person. All proceeds from this event will support Hibret Elementary School in Debre-Zeit (also known as Bishoftu), Ethiopia.

At its annual fundraising event in 2018, Hibret Amharic School was able to raise more than $3,600 CAD, which was sent to its namesake school in Debre-Zeit for a desperately needed desks. Read more about last year’s fundraising event here: https://hibretschool.wordpress.com/2018/09/24/hibret-amharic-school-supports-a-school-in-debre-zeit-ethiopia/

Check our Calendar page and save the date, and automatically add it to your own calendar: https://hibretschool.wordpress.com/calendar/

About Hibret Amharic School (HAS):
Vancouver, British Columbia based Hibret Amharic School was founded by Mekdes Gete in 2016 on an effort to give back to the community and to support the Debre-Zeit based Hibret Elementary School. Mekdes teaches Amharic language (National language of Ethiopia) to Vancouver area children on a volunteer basis.

For more details, visit: https://hibretschool.wordpress.com/

Contact:
Mekdes Gete, Founding Teacher
+1-778-996-0590
mekdesgete@gmail.com

Source: Hibret Amharic School

 

 

 

Vancouver Based Hibret Amharic School Presents Ethiopian Food Tasting Event on October 13, 2018

For Immediate Release

Vancouver Based Hibret Amharic School Presents Ethiopian Food Tasting Event on October 13, 2018

The food tasting event is part of the Vancouver Sustenance Festival on Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre

VANCOUVER, BC – October 7, 2018 — Vancouver based Hibret Amharic School, in cooperation with Sustenance Festival, invites you to join your friends and family at the Ethiopian Food Tasting Event, featuring the finest Ethiopian vegetarian foods, as it celebrates two years teaching Amharic on, Saturday, October 13, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre in Vancouver, BC.

The event offers a variety of Ethiopia food favourites, and entertainment, in a relaxed indoor setting. Guests can sample many different Ethiopian foods, and enjoy home-cooked foods, using local and imported ingredients.

Admission will be by donations.

All proceeds from this food tasting event will go to support Hibret Elementary School in Debre-Zeit, Ethiopia.

In June 2018, Hibret Amharic School raised more than $3,600 CAD, which was sent to its namesake school in Debre-Zeit for desperately needed desks. Read more about this fundraising event here: https://hibretschool.wordpress.com/2018/09/24/hibret-amharic-school-supports-a-school-in-debre-zeit-ethiopia/

Check our Calendar page to save the date, and automatically add it to your own calendar by clicking here and go to October 13, 6pm in the Calendar: https://hibretschool.wordpress.com/calendar/

Hibret Amharic School will have its second annual fundraising event on May 25, 2019 at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre.

About Hibret Amharic School (HAS):
Vancouver, British Columbia based Hibret Amharic School was founded by Mekdes Gete in 2016 on an effort to give back to the community and support Debre-Zeit (Ethiopia) based Hibret Elementary School, a school she attended as a child. Mekdes teaches weekly Amharic language (National language of Ethiopia) classes to Vancouver area children on a volunteer basis. For more information on HAS, visit: https://hibretschool.wordpress.com/about/

For more details, visit: https://hibretschool.wordpress.com/

Contact:
Mekdes Gete, Founding Teacher
778-996-0590
mekdesgete@gmail.com

Source: HAS

 

 

Hibret Amharic School Supports a School in Debre-Zeit, Ethiopia

Vancouver based Hibret Amharic School (HAS) is very delighted to inform you that its name sake school in Debre-Zeit, Ethiopia — Hibret Elementary School — has purchased 40 benches for their school with the money HAS sent to them earlier this summer.

The benches have been delivered to the school just in time for the new school year!!  We greatly appreciate your contribution to this effort. We trust that you will be able to continue to support our efforts in helping Hibret Elementary School in Debre-Zeit, Ethiopia.

We would like to thank all those who participated in the fundraising efforts we held at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre in Vancouver in June 2018. We hope to have at least two fundraising events a year.

To view images of the benches, please click here

If you have any question, please contact:
Mekdes Gete
Amharic Teacher
778-996-0590
Contact Page

Ethiopian Food Tasting Event to Take Place on October 13, 2018

Hibret Amharic School is proud to be associated with the Vancouver’s Sustenance Festival.

Sustenance Festival is a city-wide festival that celebrates arts, food, and culture in Vancouver. Alongside community groups, artists, and local organizations, Sustenance Festival pushes the boundaries of food innovation.

Sustenance Festival has served Vancouver as a platform for community groups, artists, and social service organizations to celebrate and push the boundaries of food innovation in Vancouver, BC. It maintains a deep commitment to reflecting on, and responding to, global trends and current issues impacting the everyday intersections of Vancouver’s food systems with its people.

Sustenance Festival is committed to working together towards greater awareness, and realizing a vision of justice in Vancouver’s food landscape. It is a future vision that foregrounds and uplifts the cross-pollination of cultures, food, and art. It affects our communities in deeply personal and political ways — ultimately feeding providing sustenance for a healthy community in the present and for the future.

This year’s Festival will act as an umbrella for “food conversations” independently organized by many partner organizations from September 22-November 22, 2018.

Hibret Amharic School is very much excited to be presenting an Ethiopian Food Tasting Event at Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre in Vancouver, BC.

Click on the Calendar link below to view and save the date:

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