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Eritreans raise $500,000 for cancer patient in 24 hours

Post by Zmeselo » 18 Jan 2022, 17:15



Eritreans raise $500,000 for cancer patient in 24 hours

Tesfalem Araia BBC Tigrinya

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Yonas Tsegay with his family Henpas Entertainment Copyright

Yonas Tsegay appeared in a video with his wife and six children

Eritreans in the diaspora have raised nearly 700,000 Canadian dollars ($560,000, £410,000) within a day of launching a fundraising campaign for a man back home to get treatment abroad for a rare form of blood cancer.

The money for Yonas Tsegay was raised through a GoFundMe appeal started by Canada-based Eritrean Mebrahtu Hidray.

In a video linked to the campaign, Mr Yonas and his family, who live in a village south of Eritrea's capital, Asmara, describe their circumstances.

The recording shows he is clearly in pain. His wife, surrounded by their six young children, says he has had the disease for a year now.

The authorities told him to seek medical treatment abroad but his family is unable to afford this, she says.

Some days the children have to stay home from school to help their parents.

With the help of Eritrea-based YouTube channel Henpas Entertainment, the family decided to seek help through GoFundMe - and Eritreans in the diaspora responded immediately.

In the first 12 hours, more than 350,000 Canadian dollars were raised. The target of 400,000 Canadian dollars was surpassed, and a new target of 600,000 Canadian dollars was set. That amount too has now been surpassed, with 676,533 Canadian dollars raised following 11,800 donations.

Yosief Werke - who was among those involved in the fundraising effort - told BBC Tigrinya he had never seen such a response. He said many people were touched by Mr Yonas's plea for help.

He suffers from Hodgkin lymphoma, which is described by the UK National Health Service (NHS) as an “uncommon” blood cancer that
can usually be treated successfully with chemotherapy alone, or chemotherapy followed by radiotherapy.
The most common symptoms include a painless swelling in a lymph node, usually in the neck, armpit or groin.

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Re: Eritreans raise $500,000 for cancer patient in 24 hours

Post by sebdoyeley » 18 Jan 2022, 17:21

We better start a gofund me to open a cancer Hospital in Eritrea,
it is good what they have done but the best solution is to bring the equipment to the country.

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Re: Eritreans raise $500,000 for cancer patient in 24 hours

Post by Zmeselo » 18 Jan 2022, 17:28




Micro-credit schemes remain effective tools for greater household income particularly as areas of intervention, spatial outreach & eligibility criterion are sound. Disbursement of 27 million NKF in Anseba Region for 11.7 K families in 2021, is case in point.




In tandem with MIHAP, MoA has pursued throughout past years, extensive programme of providing 25, one-month old chicks to individual farmers & households to supplement their income. Around 200,000 families & numerous commercial poultry farms, have so far benefitted from the Project.
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Post by Digital Weyane » 18 Jan 2022, 17:34

ሎሚ ቁዱስ ቅንኢ ቀኒኤ። ንሕና ተጋሩ ኻው ኤርትራውያን ክንማሃር አለና። :roll: :roll:

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Re: Eritreans raise $500,000 for cancer patient in 24 hours

Post by Zmeselo » 18 Jan 2022, 17:42

sebdoyeley wrote:
18 Jan 2022, 17:21
We better start a gofund me to open a cancer Hospital in Eritrea,
it is good what they have done but the best solution is to bring the equipment to the country.
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Re: Eritreans raise $500,000 for cancer patient in 24 hours

Post by sebdoyeley » 18 Jan 2022, 17:52

thank you
Zmeselo wrote:
18 Jan 2022, 17:42
sebdoyeley wrote:
18 Jan 2022, 17:21
We better start a gofund me to open a cancer Hospital in Eritrea,
it is good what they have done but the best solution is to bring the equipment to the country.
✊✊✊





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Re: Eritreans raise $500,000 for cancer patient in 24 hours

Post by Zmeselo » 18 Jan 2022, 18:12



Congress of youth organization in Italy

https://shabait.com/2022/01/18/congress ... eaPrevails

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Asmara, 18 January 2021- The YPFDJ organization in Italy conducted its 5th annual congress in Milano, on 16 January.

At the congress in which representatives of the organization from various cities of Italy took part, activity report was presented including the work relationship of the organization with other national associations as well as activities conducted since the establishment of the organization.

Conducting extensive discussion on the preparations to conduct the 16th congress of YPFDJ organization in Europe to be held in Italy, the participants expressed readiness to reinforce participation for the success of the congress.

At the congress, heads of various national associations and invited guests presented messages of solidarity.

The head of Public and Community Affairs and the Charge d’Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy in Italy, also gave briefings on the objective situation in the homeland as well as regional developments.

The participants also elected, executive committee for two years term and expressed readiness to strengthen participation in the national affairs.



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2021, was a successful year for Eritrean women athletes. 3 athletes set National record in Marathon, 10000m and 5000m.

Rahel Daniel 14:55:56 5000m 08 Jun-2021
Dolshi Tesfu 31:12:86 10000m 08 Jun-2021
Nazret Weldu 2h:28m:07sec Marathon 16 May 2021 @biniamb




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Post by Zmeselo » 18 Jan 2022, 20:28


H.E. Amb. Cai Ge yesterday met with Mr. Luul Fisshaye, President of the Eritrean National Olympic Committee and had a cordial talk on friendship and people to people exchanges between the two countries. Both wished the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics, success.
Chinese Embassy in Eritrea: @ChinaEmbEritrea








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Today, I visited H.E. Fawzia Hashim, Minister of Justice of the State of Eritrea & H.E. Arefaine Berhe, Minister of Agriculture. We discussed the possible areas of cooperation in the field of Justice & about joint projects in the field of Agriculture, respectively.
Turkish Embassy in Asmara: @TurkeyinEritrea

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Re: Eritreans raise $500,000 for cancer patient in 24 hours

Post by Fiyameta » 18 Jan 2022, 21:15

Your personal core values define who you are. And a nation's core values ultimately define it's character and brand. For individuals, character is destiny. For nations, culture is destiny. (Lee Kuan Yew)

Highly recommended (PDF)
Culture is destiny - A Conversation with Lee Kuan Yew
Zakaria, Fareed
Foreign Affairs; Mar/Apr 1994; 73, 2; ABI/INFORM Globa
https://paulbacon.files.wordpress.com/2 ... ia_lee.pdf

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