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May 2nd, 2009
01:50 PM ET

U.S. Troops rebuild Ethiopia’s education

Every week, we will take a closer work at the people and organizations working to make a positive change in the world, and how you can make a difference. We are doing this in partnership with CNN’s Impact Your World.

Today we visited one of Ethiopia’s poorest Arab neighborhoods, where the US military is rolling out new efforts to eradicate extremism.   As CNN's Barbara Starr reported, instead of going into battle with guns or artillery, they're providing the children with new classrooms and opportunities.

Here are a few of the Charities that are making a difference for Children in Ethiopia:

 Children of Ethiopia Education Fund

Ethiopia Reads

To find out more ways to help children around the world and how you can make a difference, visit CNN’s – Impact Your World


Filed under: Fredricka Whitfield
soundoff (2 Responses)
  1. Carolyn Hadge

    I am not sure where to whopm to address this but, since, I can find no other place for comments to CNN her goes: What happened to Cambell Brown?

    May 2, 2009 at 6:02 pm |
  2. mimi G/tsadik

    I don't think arab and Muslim are synonymous and portraying a muslim neigbourhood as arab can be misleading. The racial classification of some Ethiopian ethnicities as Arabic has been spurious and not adequatley proven. So the reference is misleading in context.

    May 20, 2009 at 11:24 pm |

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