St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College in Addis Ababa is the second largest hospital in Ethiopia. Non professional interns have shadowed medical professionals. Biomedical engineering students have conducted research on medical device development.
The main Red Cross blood bank is located in Addis Ababa (http://redcrosseth.org/). Interns trained in phlebotomy can assist in blood collection.
[Nikki is a sophomore Morehead Cain Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She interned with Destiny Academy June-July 2013. We loved having Nikki as part of our community!] “What does volunteering mean?” “Helping others for free,” the students chant in unison. I asked this question and heard this response from my […]
[Marshall, a former investment banker, stayed at the Cherokee House for six weeks between May and July 2013 and interned with Joshua, a credit union, and Selam Technical and Vocational College. He will start Harvard Business School in the Fall.] June 2013 Has it been five weeks already?!? Though it seems like just yesterday I […]
Spring and summer have been hoppin’ here at the Cherokee House! So much so that we are woefully behind in posting about it. Here’s a brief summary to get you up to speed: Mung San Originally hailing from Myanmar/Burma, Mung San was a highly talented intern with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). He was […]
(Chandler and Taye, a social worker at Onesimus) [Chandler took a year off after graduating from Saint Mary’s School in Raleigh, North Carolina, and has been traveling around Africa, volunteering and generally impressing everyone she meets. We were thrilled to have her at the Cherokee House from January to March 2013, working with Onesimus […]
[If you’ve been to the Cherokee House or seen our Facebook page in the past seven months, then you know who Will is. He’s that whacky, wiley, lovable photo-bomber from Raleigh spending his gap year teaching English and loving kids here in Addis. Don’t be fooled by his goofy exterior—he’s got a heart of gold, […]