Ethiopia

Go trekking in Bale Mountains, and Simen Mountains National Parks. While getting the glimpse of the Red Fox is a fortunate experience in the mountains, they offer one of the most spectacular landscapes, beautiful vistas and a thrilling experience of trekking at above 4000m. Enjoy bird watching at the Rift Valley lakes and white water rafting on the Omo River. See the Azmari-bettraditional dance in Bahir Dar, Dessie and other cities; attend the traditional coffee ceremony.

A tour around Southern Ethiopia will allow you to experience the lifestyles of ancient tribes and local nature. In Arba Minch, you can take a boat trip on Lake Chamo and see the crocs, hippos and pelicans and visit the 40 natural springs. Cross the bridge of the god a natural bridge dividing two lakes to the local savannah and stand amongst the zebras. Close by Arba Minch, you can visit the mountain villages of Dorze and Chencha where you can visit the traditional markets, visit the homes of potters and weavers and enjoy treks through the pleasant green countryside. Arba Minch is also the gateway to Omo Valley where you can visit local tribes and see their local ways of life, for example, attend the traditional bull jumping ceremony with the Hamer tribe.

There are many opportunities to volunteer in and around Addis Ababa. Organizations such as Love Volunteers and Projects Abroad (http://www.projects-abroa...) offer a range of volunteer projects including teaching English, caring for children and healthcare.

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Ethiopia has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Africa. The unemployment rate is 5% 2005. (http://www.heritage.org/i...) that the average income is about 120 US-dollar/month per inhabitant.

The country's economy is based on agriculture. 69% of the people lead an agrarian lifestyle CCO.However, in the big cities, especially in Addis-Ababa,

There is a high demand of IT professionals.

Many start-up companies search for individuals with computer networking and consulting backgrounds.

Addis-Ababa has the highest number of NGOs in Africa, and possibly among all third world countries. They are famous for providing generous salaries to their employees.

Many expatriates work in NGOs and small start-up IT companies.

Compared with other African cities, Addis-Ababa has a high number of big, medium and small sized computer training schools, and governmental and private learning institutions. Many students who attend hope to obtain an IT or consulting job, in the very scarce job market of the city.

There are many opportunities to volunteer in and around Addis Ababa. Organizations such as Love Volunteers (http://lovevolunteers.org...) and Projects Abroad (http://www.projects-abroa...) offer a range of volunteer projects including teaching English, caring for children and healthcare.