Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water

 
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water has received 79 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water posted a progress report
    September 2010- Progress to Date
    By - Natalie Taggart - Communications
    CHF International’s water security program in Ethiopia assists rural farmers in achieving sustainable food security and access to clean water. We apply solutions that address immediate emergency needs while enabling communities to mitigate the effects of recurrent drought conditions. Since the last update, 60 motorized...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water posted a progress report
    Click for Clean Water
    By - Natalie Taggart - Com
    Through funding from Disney, CHF’s Click for Clean Water project helps provide for immediate water needs, improve hygiene practices, and also mitigate future drought impacts by providing more reliable and localized water sources for the future. CHF is targeting 15 drought-affected communities to construct wells and water...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water posted a progress report
    Building Resilience Against Drought
    By - Natalie - Communications Writer
    Building Resilience Against Drought Alongside our water work in Ethiopia, CHF forms community groups and associations to help build resilience against conditions that cause drought to be so dangerous. In February, CHF visited an Asset Building Group (ABG) that we formed three years ago. The purpose of the ABG was to...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water has received 98 donations
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water posted a progress report
    CHF Providing Water to Drought-Stricken Ethiopia
    By - Natalie - Communications
    The Somali region of Ethiopia continues to experience drought conditions, which are rooted in longer-term climatic trends of the Horn of Africa. The result is that the food security and asset bases of the population are being severely eroded, increasing the vulnerability to recurrent climatic shocks. In response, CHF is...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water posted a progress report
    Implementation Success in the Gode and Afder Zones
    By - CHF - CHF HQ
    CHF International has completed work in two of the three zones that have been targeted for the water, sanitation, and hygiene projects (WASH). In the zone of Gode, CHF has trained 90 community agents to educate and create awareness about the importance of water safety, sanitation, and hygiene. The community agents...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water posted a progress report
    Mother Finds Food Security in Ethiopia
    By - Erin Mote - Manager of Resource Development
    Belaynesh Alemu (pictured above) is a resident of Siltie Woreda (district) in Gerbiber village. She became a single mother two years ago, which left her without any income to support her five children. To make ends meet, she moved in with her mother and began selling sugarcane and Areki, a local type of alcohol, for...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water has received 127 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water posted a progress report
    Water User Associations (WUAs)
    By - Brannon - Country Director
    As part of CHF's participatory approach to development, we first organize beneficiaries of program activities into community-based Water User Associations (WUAs), which are utilized as the organizational framework around which to structure all activities. WUAs serve as a mechanism to ensure the sustainability of the...
    • 7 years ago
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    • mzemek
      mzemek Simple accountability, transparency, and explanatory detail are always needed and welcome. Great to see these things being demonstrated.Thank you!
      • 7 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water has received 145 donations
    • 7 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water posted a progress report
    Fatima's Story
    By - Tseday Bizuayehu - CHF Ethiopia Staff
    For the last year, Mrs. Fatima Ali has been living in the Somali region of Ethiopia with her pastoral community. She had no choice but to drink water directly from unprotected shallow wells and the Shabele river. She knew nothing of water treatment and water purification systems, and she and her family suffered from...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water posted a progress report
    Alternative solutions for drought-prone regions
    By - Tseday Bizuayehu - Program Officer
    Too little rainfall in this region has been causing catastrophic droughts since the 1970s. In 1984-85 alone, the estimates on famine-related deaths in Ethiopia ranged from 250,000 to 1 million people. Since then, relief and development efforts have focused on finding long-term, sustainable solutions for food production in...
    • 8 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 8 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water has received 59 donations
    • 8 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water posted a progress report
    Rehabilitating wells
    By - N. Abdullah - CHF International
    In June and July 2006, CHF helped construct and rehabilitate 17 shallow wells with 6 more under construction reaching an estimated 184,000 vulnerable individuals. In addition, the distribution of basic but essential commodities, such as jerry cans, soaps, bed nets, and Pur water filtration systems.
    • 8 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water posted a progress report
    Major Accomplishments in June 2006
    By - Nussi Abdullah - Program Officer
    In line with CHF's philosophy to empower local communities for long-term sustainable development, In June 2006, CHF/Ethiopia: • Constructed 11 model poultry houses in Maskan for rural farmers to improve care and production. • Distributed 5,500 mosquito nets to 2,750 beneficiaries in malaria-prone regions of Maskan,...
    • 9 years ago
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  • Help Rural Ethiopians Improve Access to Water has received 3 donations
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Lori Goldhammer

Silver Spring, MD Ethiopia

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