July 8, 2013:
Gambella High Schools IT Project

SouthWest Energy’s production sharing agreement with the Ethiopian Government for the Gambella Region includes a community development component. Our first project in the region involved equipping six local high schools with computers, accessories and training.

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May 31, 2013:
Gobley School Rehabilitation Project

Education receives little funding in Ethiopia and the schools are very different to western models, in terms of infrastructure and access to resources that so many of us take for granted. The final stage of our community development project to rehabilitate the Gobley area school was completed in May, with an official inauguration ceremony.

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December 30, 2010:
Community initiatives in Jijiga and Gambella

SouthWest Energy conducts an active community development programme in all the communities where it works. Annual initiatives focus on improving the livelihood of the region’s population, most of whom are pastoralists with small farmsteads and livestock

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