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426 gift packages on the way to Eritrea
BERGKAMEN – 426 packages were sent today by the Martin Luther Church on the long trip to Eritrea. There are Christmas gifts for deaf children there.
The compound consists of the Evangelical Church of the Deaf Pastoral Circle in Unna.Twice a month to celebrate deaf people worship in sign language. They live in ecumenical connections. The para-church body is the Deaf Mission, which they regularly support the schools for the deaf in Keren and Asmara in Eritrea and Mwanga, Tanzania.
The packages were sent from all over Germany Oberaden where the collection was. Of course the room Bergkamen / Kamen and Dortmund is an important center of the action. From Bergkamen took part in the two elementary schools and school Jahn Prein school and day-care centers in the AWO Rünthe sunflower and Dreamland and the two Ev. Day care centers "Noah's Ark" and "Middle".
The orders will be handed over today to the Deacon Werner Steinle from Aschaffenburg. He was a former employee of an airline, the best connections and organize the transport. In Asmara gets headmaster Medhin Yohannes the packages from the school bus and distributes them to the two schools in cores and Asmara. As the Christmas party in Eritrea until 6 January is celebrated, there is reason to hope that the children will be brought promptly. - Red
Software Translation from German
State of Eritrea ሃገረ ኤርትራ Hagere Ertra دولة إرتريا
Anthem: Ertra, Ertra, Ertra Eritrea, Eritrea, Eritrea
Capital (and largest city) Asmara
15°20′N 38°55′E / 15.333°N 38.917°E / 15.333; 38.917
Official language(s) Tigrinya, Arabic, English Other languages Tigre, Saho, Bilen, Afar, Kunama, Nara, Hedareb,.
Ethnic groups 60% Tigrinya, 30% Tigre, 4% Afar, 3% Saho, 3% Kunama
Demonym Eritrean Government Provisional government
- President Isaias Afewerki
- From Italy November 1941
- From United Kingdom under UN Mandate 1951
- from Ethiopia de facto 24 May 1991
- From Ethiopia de jure 24 May 1993
- Total 117,600 km2 (100th)
45,405 sq mi - Water (%) 0.14%
- 2009 estimate 5,224,000 (109th)
- 2008 census 5,291,370
- Density 43.1/km2 (165th)
GDP (PPP) 2010 estimate
- Total $3.625 billion
- Per capita $681
GDP (nominal) 2010 estimate
- Total $2.117 billion
- Per capita $397
HDI (2007) steady 0.472 (low) (165th)
Currency Nakfa (ERN)
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)
- Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+3)
Drives on the right
ISO 3166 code ER
Internet TLD .er
Calling code 291
1 ,. National TV: Eritrea Television (ERI-TV)
Eritrea (play /ˌɛrɨˈtreɪ.ə/ or /ˌɛrɨˈtriːə/; Ge'ez: ኤርትራ ʾErtrā, Arabic: إرتريا Iritrīyā), officially the State of Eritrea, is a country in the Horn of Africa. The capital is Asmara. It is bordered by Sudan in the west, Ethiopia in the south, and Djibouti in the southeast. The northeast and east of the country has an extensive coastline on the Red Sea, directly across from Saudi Arabia and Yemen. The Dahlak Archipelago and several of the Hanish Islands are part of Eritrea. Eritrea's size is approximately 117,600 km2 (45,406 sq mi) with an estimated population of 6 million...