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Are preschools available? Day care? Are these expensive? What has been your experience with them, if any? Do the schools provide before- and/or after-school care?

Many Embassy toddlers go to Minimoys, but since I do not have kids, I can't speak to the experience. - Jun 14, 2016
I think they are available and there are nannies. - Aug 14, 2015
This is an issue. Most Americans and French hire Ethiopians as nannies. But their education levels are low, and few speak basic French or English, so communication is difficult. - Feb 28, 2013
There are some preschools around, but people generally have nannies at their homes to take care of their children. - Apr 13, 2010
There seemed to be several preschool options, all of which were taught in French. I did not have children and did not know anyone from the Embassy who sent their children to any of the local preschools (other than the Hindi school), so I don't know the quality. Due to the prevalence of the French expat community, I assume these preschools/day cares, which catered to French expats, were adequate. - Aug 15, 2008
Poor. It's hard to find good help. - Apr 1, 2008