Wolayta sodo Branch

Since 2004, the establishment of the Ethiopian Space Science Society has been striving to make societal attitude changes towards Astronomy, space science and technology fields , by engaging the society in different levels. In this effort, the society established 20 branch offices in different cities of Ethiopia, among them is wolayta sodo . The wolayta sodo branch is located inside the wolayta sodo University with over hundred members from the university community and the general public. This page aims to provide useful information about space activities taking place in wolayta sodo area,in the frame work of ESSS outreach and education program past, present and future.

About wolayta sodo University

Wolaita Sodo University is one of the recently established government higher education institutions, which were the results of the capacity building strategies undertaken by the Ministry of Education in order to enhance the number of universities and to alleviate the shortage of educated man power in the country at large. The University is found at a town Wolaita Sodo, which is around 390 kilometers away towards South from the capital Addis Ababa.

Wolaita Sodo University is now functioning on its main campus Gandaba Campus, where the first Gravestone was laid. This campus is located on the way to Arbaminch at around 390 km South of Addis Ababa. It is where the offices of the management of the institution are located. The Ottona Campus, where the second gravestone of the university was laid, is currently on the progress and meant for the Faculty of Health Sciences after the completion of its construction.

Name e-mail Position
1. W/Mariam Lisanu Chairman
2. Dr. Wondimagengnhu Tekalegne Vice Chairman
3. Merineh Mandado Casher
4. Solomon Gunte  
5. W/t Lili Worku Deda   Auditor
6. W/t Debre Ayalew,


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