They incessantly battle against their own disabilities that ultimately make them tenacious. But, often their hopes get belied when their loved ones desert them, system turns a nelson’s eye to their lot and the dawn of happiness refuses to set in. Yet, they don’t give up; their fortitude and perseverance keep them going against all odds all the time and every time!

Fleet-footed boys dribbling deftly, scampering with the ball, nudging it back quickly; dodging amazingly and cruising at the goal post at one corner, gritty girls honing defense techniques and some holding javelin, discus, shot-put and few running around the stadium will make you feel as if preparation for the big battle is on.

Total 191, Arba Minch University students have donated blood in a camp organized at Nechsar, Abaya and Main Campuses, on different dates.

In a three-day camp jointly organized at Main Campus, by Arba Minch University Charity Club and Arba Minch Blood Bank, South Nations Nationalities People’s Region from 13th to 15th January, 2014, 97 students have donated blood.

We are proud of all you for giving your best at the short notice, especially in organizing several events that have successfully led us to achieve the objective of Arba Minch University. And by felicitating all of you, AMU reposes its faith and confidence in you, said the President, Dr Feleke Woldeyes.

‘‘The ultimate objective of Arba Minch University’s Institute of Technology (IoT) and Arba Minch Technical and Vocational Education and Training College’s (TVET) collaboration is to enhance technology transfer. Till date, we were in research and acquiring theoretical knowledge, but now it’s time to translate it into practice for the benefit of the community,’’ said the Scientific Director, Dr Negash Wagesho.