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Link's Global News

A Visit from the Ethiopian Ambassador

Link welcomes the Ethiopian Ambassador to the United Kingdom to Edinburgh.

We were delighted to welcome His Excellency Ambassador Hailemichael Aberra Afework, the Ethiopian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, to our International Headquarters in Edinburgh, Scotland.

On his first visit to Scotland, Link CEO, Fiona Greig, shared information on our groundbreaking Girls' Education Challenge Project in Ethiopia, showing how Link is helping 62,777 girls in the Rural Wolaita Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People's Region.

Link and Coulters Property

Link Community Development International are delighted to announce a partnership with Coulters Property.

The Edinburgh based solicitor-estate agency launched in the Scottish capital in August 2013, opening its first branch in Stockbridge before adding a second in Marchmont 18 months later. In May 2016, the company merged with HBJ Property, a division of leading Scottish law firm HBJ Gateley.

Caroline finishes the West Highland Way

We are delighted to report the news that our Donor Development Manager, Caroline McKay, has become the first woman to run the West Highland Way in one go during mid-Winter.

This is a quite astonishing achievement. Running from the famous Fort William to Milngavie continuously for 25 hours, Caroline covered over 95 miles of tough terrain, including steep climbs and rocky paths. Beginning at a few minutes after 9pm, a large majority of Caroline’s run was under the cover of darkness, it was only when she reached the 55-mile point that the sun had risen!

Link's end of year newsletter

Season's greetings from Link Community Development.

As the end of a busy year approaches, we would like to reflect on and share with you our biggest achievements of 2016, and look forward to what the New Year will bring. 

We bring you this extended newsletter with gratitude for your continued support. 

 

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