Heroes' Ideal for the Future
Heroes' Ideal for the FutureThis image gives testimony of the seriousness of Gideon Force when they fought to liberate Abyssinia (modern-day Ethiopia). Outside this picture but crucial to the whole was Colonel Orde Wingate's Israeli adviser Abraham Akavia and the unforgettable explorer and author, Sir Wilfred Thesiger who together created a decisive force to defeat Mussolini's colonial army.
Contemporary HistoryThe organization Entoto Natural Park was originally formed in 1995 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with the then office situated inside the British consulate, right next to the central area of Piazza - then by many considered as the most active and graceful flexible inviting district in the capital.
The name Entoto Natural Park was proposed by the then British Consul, Michael Sargent who was also the vitality of authority in the becoming of Ethiopia Heritage Trust.
While the British consulate in those years was the cultural and intellectual metropolis in Addis Ababa, created the foundation for the Entoto Natural Park, together with the irreplaceable contribution of the very hard-working employees. All these devoted individuals together conscientiously and with empathy created something extraordinary beautiful in this challenging available mountainous area where the Highland spreads and forms Entoto Natural Park.
The British Consulate in Addis Ababa, together with SIDA funded with practical guidance of the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences initial work of Entoto Natural Park, which later was accompanied by many additional contributing dedicated efforts of individuals and organizations.