Great Ethiopian Run International 10km is attracting more international charities to raise funds to their projects in Ethiopia. The last few years Orbis International and Hamlin Fistula and Vision Aid Overseas have brought bigger number of participants to our event.
See below list of our charity partners for 2015 Great Ethiopian Run, we will soon update our 2016 charity partners.
The fund raised was transferred to the following four organizations at a press conference held at ECA African Hall on 5 January 2016. Ms Ahunna Eziakonwa-Onochie (UN Resident and Humanian Coordinator), Haile Gebreselassie (Founder and Board Chairman, Great Ethiopian Run) and Abiy Epherem (Public Relation Director, Minstry of Women & Children Affair) have made sort speeches and hand over thank you certificate for selected donating individuals and organizations and the big check to the four beneficiaries listed below:
1. Ryan Autism Center
2. Mathewos Wondu - YeEthiopian Cancer Society
3. Ethiopian National Association for Mentally Disabled
4. Amhara Region Women, Children & Youth Affairs Office