Human Community and Human Condition
Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Project in progress

What is your wish for this project?

In December last year my best friend Selam invited me to visit the country where she was born, Ethiopia. We visited her family as well as several schools and charities. One of my favourite places was an eco-lodge on top of the mountains, above the city of Lalibela, the Hudad. The people were so generous and warm, they live very isolated, and the closest school is a 3 hour steep walk down the mountain....read more

How are you going to do it?

Our group of friends (The friends of the Hudad) are aiming to raise $50,000. We have received several donations but still more needs to be done. We are organising a Benefit concert on August 23, with local Ethiopian musicians and artists, and our local primary school (Clifton Hill primary) and Melbourne Girls' College (MGC) are involved as well . Once we have the money needed, Selam's and my family and friends will go to Ethiopia to help the community build the school. For more info...read more