Ethiopia: Addis Ababa

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    Founded in 1992, Projects Abroad is the world’s leading short-term international volunteer organization. We provide volunteer projects, internships, and language courses in 29 developing countries across the globe, with offices in every destination and expert local staff to offer unparalleled support. Choose any day of the year to start and stay from two weeks to a year. Programs are for ages 16+.

    Projects Abroad Ethiopia is located in the capital city of Addis Ababa. Volunteer options include Care projects working with children, Teaching positions in English, French, and other subject, as well as Sports coaching programs. For those looking to gain international work experience we offer internships in Medicine & Healthcare and Journalism. If you want to improve your language skills overseas we additionally offer one-on-one Amharic lessons, tailored to your ability level. These can be taken as full time courses or alongside a volunteer project or internship. Also, high school students between the ages of 16 and 19 have the unique opportunity to get involved in our two-week summer specials. These group trips are just for high school students and all involve a weekend excursion. Trips in Ethiopia include a Care & Community option. Additionally, we offer projects for professionals who have completed at least a Bachelor's degree in their specific field. These positions are open to English teachers, journalists, physical education teachers, and science teachers. See our website or contact us for more detailed information on our various programs in Ethiopia.

    Ethiopia is the size of France and Spain combined, so most first time visitors are amazed by the variety of lush landscapes and spectacular scenery the country offers. From the fertile countryside and multicolored lakes of the Rift Valley to the rocky backdrop of the world renowned Lalibela churches or the dramatic snowcapped peaks of the rugged Simien Mountains, most of Ethiopia is nothing like the parched and barren land that comes to mind from news reports. During the weekends, you can take time off from your volunteer work to explore the attractions of Addis Ababa. It’s fascinating to see the mud huts basking in the shadows of lavish high-rise hotels. Priests in traditional dress hurry along the streets alongside suited businessmen chatting on cell phones, avoiding the passing donkeys and speeding Land Rovers.

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