Giving back as a Token of Commitment to Community

The University of Gondar in partnership with Queen’s University and the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, has opened the first undergraduate occupational therapy program at the University of Gondar. The aim is to produce knowledgeable and skilled academicians and researchers in the field. Currently, the Occupational Therapy program has 31 students in their second and third …

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Newly Graduated Mastercard Foundation Scholars Complete Employability Skill Training and Internship

Employability skill training and internships are crucial in preparing Mastercard Foundation Scholars for the workforce. Employers strongly value practical experience, exposure to real-world situations, and the chance these programs offer to build essential soft and hard skills. This report highlights the values of employability skill training and internship program in advancing Mastercard Foundation Scholars’ transition …

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2nd Occupational Therapy Workshop

On December 30th, 2023, a workshop was held in Addis Ababa, organized by the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Gondar, to promote awareness and understanding of Occupational Therapy (OT) among stakeholders in Ethiopia. Attended by representatives from federal entities such as the Ministry of Health, the Civil Service Commission, federal hospitals, and regional …

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የአካል ጉዳተኞች ቀን በኢትዮጵያ

“ለአካል ጉዳተኞች ሁለንተናዊ ተጠቃሚነት እና ለዘላቂ የልማት ግቦች ስኬት – ትርጉም ያለው ትብብር!”  ዘንድሮ በአለም ለ32ኛ ጊዜ በሀገራችን ደግሞ ለ31ኛ ጊዜ የሚከበረው የአካል ጉዳተኞች ቀን መሪ ቃል

University of Gondar hosts disability art event by talented scholars with disabilities

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Gondar in collaboration with Dagmaros Entertainment and Events organized a disability art event in which talented scholars with disabilities participated at Maraki Campus on July 6, 2023. Dr. Asrat Atsedeweyn, President of the University of Gondar; Dr. Kassahun Tegegne, Academic Vice President of the University of Gondar; …

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Management of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Queen’s University paid a visit to the University of Gondar

The management and staff of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Gondar welcomed Heather Aldersey (PhD), co-director of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program and Anushka Mzinganjira, Part B manager of the Scholars Program at Queen’s University, on June 24, 2023. On the next day, the team attended a music rehearsal and poetry recital session …

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Research Dissemination and Sensitization Workshop on Assistive Technology was held at University of Gondar

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at the University of Gondar organized a half-day research dissemination and sensitization workshop on assistive technology on May 29, 2023. The workshop brought together top management of the University of Gondar and Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, multidisciplinary team of researchers and concerned heads of departments. In his welcome speech, Dr. Binyam …

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