The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa has been stead fast in giving grants support to S.N.A which is a job the NGO that has been implementing various training programs in the gulele sub-city of Addis Ababa to train primary school students in schools within the sub city. The training aims to develop and recruit students who can fill the role of traffic police in and around of their school zones. Students were selected from every school to be student traffic safe guards. The student Traffic safe guards during early morning rush hours and afternoon safely allow students to cross busy intersections by regulating on roads.
Mr, David Kennedy applauded the achievements made by SNA in the community by rasing the awareness of students to help increase road safety measures.
David Kennedy further reaffirmed the Embassy support of SNA in the endeavors to fight traffic fatalities in the country.
The students efforts in raising awareness of road safety amongst their peers was recognized by SNA and the Embassy also by Ethiopian federal traffic police commissions. They were awarded certificates that was proposed by SNA of their tireless efforts in their communities.
The Executive Director of SNA Mr. Mesganaw Bimrew further praised the strengthening of the members of the federal police commission’s efforts and support to bring about a total change in the attitude of the community in observing and taking the necessary precautions and avoid all and any road traffic injury in the future.