Welcome to Ethiopia! This ancient country enjoys the rare distinction of never having been colonized. Ethiopia has a rich history and culture that continues on today. It is also the original home of the coffee tree, and today boasts some of the world's finest quality coffees. Ethiopia’s rugged mountains and isolated river valleys make it one of the most breathtaking nations in Africa.
Known for their beauty, wonderful hospitality and delicious cuisine, Ethiopians are very welcoming and always ready to invite guests to their homes for a traditional coffee ceremony or spicy ‘injera b’wot’. Prepare yourself to be amazed by the people of Ethiopia.
Bingham Academy is located on the northern edge of Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia. Located on a high plateau, Addis Ababa is known for its pleasant, mild climate with no malaria. Addis Ababa is also the diplomatic capital of Africa and the headquarters of the African Union. It is a centre for Ethiopia’s rich culture as well as a large international business, development and diplomatic community. It is a stimulating place to live and to serve and through Bingham to share the good news of Christ with families representing over 30 nationalities.