Diasporas Spread Digital Education Transfer

Jan 7 , 2023


An organisation established by diasporas dubbed GetFact Ethiopia plans to give digital communication, leadership and computer programming courses. Ethiotelecom signed a partnership with the organisation to run a program called "Bruh Tiwlid", a.k.a. Bright Generation. The CEO of Ethiotelecom, Frehiwot Tamru, said they will work to assist in providing technical support through virtual and physical presence. She also said they are ready to work together with foreign countries participating in similar projects. The founder of GetFact Ethiopia, Birhanu Bulcha (PhD), said that this platform is the first for the diaspora community to transfer knowledge through Ethiopian scholars living in different parts of the world. GetFact Ethiopia organises diasporas to provide training on short and transformative issues that will be completed at different times. GetFact Ethiopia is an organization established by Ethiopians living abroad.


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