Fred Hollows Foundation in Eritrea
01 December, 2010
Fred Hollows spent the last years of his life working to restore sight in Eritrea, Africa. It was a country close to Fred’s heart and The Fred Hollows Foundation is proud to be carrying on his work. Continue reading VIDEO: Just $25 can restore sight in Eritrea
Friday, November 26, 2010
Lorry Hughes, CEO of South Boulder Mines, tells Proactive Investors that his main focus is to getting to potash production in Eritrea. South Boulder Mines is aiming to leapfrog the pack to become a major potash producer. The company has the world’s shallowest potash deposit.
Unlike any other president, the president of the state of Eritrea H.E. Issaias Afeworki lives with in a neighborhood in an ordinary apartment, walks on the street of the capital with almost no protection and treat his kids just like any ordinary citizen by sending them to the national service and also teach them in the local colleges than the other African leaders way.
He is the president of the people, by the people, and to the people.
Watch it by sliding to 3:57 – 4:45 min
The Eritrea Institute of Technology is located on Mai Nefhi, about 20 km south west of Asmara, near the Mai Nefhi dam. It currently has three colleges: Science, Engineering and Technology, and Education. Other new colleges are also under construction elsewhere in the country in other fields of studies. The Institute began with about 5,500 students during the 2003-2004 academic year.
The main reason for the opening of the college was to distribute the concentration of educational institutions away from the capital city of Asmara. Similar colleges were opened through out the country in all regions. The number of enrollment has dramatically increased by a number of folds as a result of the opening of such institutions. Funding from out side organizations is available. However, the institutions is modeled after the principle of self reliance.