News & EventsBack to News

Official Opening Ceremony (7 June 2013)

Six years after the RAEY dream was envisioned, we finally had the opportunity to  celebrate all the hard work and dedication of those involved to make the dream come true.  Eleven volunteers from Dubai, Dr Carolyn from Adelaide and a record of 500kg of donations, made it to Addis Ababa to attend this special occasion. Friday, 7 June 2013 was a milestone for RAEY. Five years ago land was purchased to build a much-needed school for the poverty-stricken children of Addis Ababa. There were many obstacles to overcome – lack of water and sanitation, sickness, funding and countless government regulations to adhere to. But we did it!

Read more about the memorable RAEY Foundation official opening ceremony in our newsletter of June 2013.