Dear supporters’ donors, Ethiopia is currently in a war between the federal government and the states. Due to increased conflict and displacement, all attention is focused on emergency food; It is a time to focus on providing clothes and potable water, which will not bring about sustainable development.
The construction of water deep wells for irrigation beyond drinking has been neglected. This will only make the problem worse and you will not be able to solve the problem. So please let's not stop while Ethiopia is a very fortunate country with underground water. Humans and its forests have been decimated, leading to the migration of wild animals. We need your professional support and help us.
If we can't reduce the drought now, the problems will get worse every time, so let's save lives. Our Supporters: Many of you have promised to support our project, so please help us raise support and buy the machine from a reputable company.
In particular, we respectfully ask students who have graduated in the field of information technology and are working in different responsibilities and who are working in different fields to help us fundraise with your knowledge.
We sincerely thank you GlobalGiving team for understanding our project and organizationand helping us in all our efforts.
Even though we can't collect enough money to buy the machine now, we have worked to make Ethiopia's the Ethiopian diaspora in different countries, partners and friends aware of the project and support us as much as they can. Therefore, we think that we will achieve the project with our recent online social media based fundraising works.
Dear the GlobalGiving Team and our supporters,
Case story; how pastoralists in Ethiopia starve and are displaced by drought
A devastating drought is causing the worst food crisis to hit Ethiopia in 30 years, putting millions of people at risk of hunger and disease. The Ethiopian government estimates that 10.2 million people will need humanitarian assistance in 2016. We are helping over 1,000 people by trucking in water, repairing boreholes and wells, and giving out animal feed. The provision of clean, safe water during a food crisis is vital for drinking, cooking and for hygiene.
Many people like Habodo (pictured above) are living in small community settlements after being forced to leave their land in search of food and water when their livestock died.
Habodo lives with five of her seven children in a small wooden shelter, covered in animal skins, in a camp for internally displaced people (IDPs) in the Siti Zone of Ethiopia.
“We have stopped here because there is no water anywhere else. We couldn’t take our house with us. The sun disturbs us. We don’t even have blankets”, she explains, while sitting outside their small shelter.
“The water provided by aid organization here is great for us because it means we don’t have to travel for hours to collect it. Before the water truck we had to travel a long way to collect water. We would start walking at 6 AM and get home at 12 noon.” Although the water is helping Habodo and her family survive, the drought is still having a huge impact on their lives. “The hunger is too much, so we have started eating strange things” like “tree roots, but they don’t have any taste and they don’t remove our hunger. We feel paralysed and powerless.”
Howa sits with her daughter outside their shelter in the Harisso internally displaced persons (IDP) site, Siti Zone, Somali region, Ethiopia.
Please come let's work together to save lives.
Dear Tiruzer Ethiopia for Africa (TEA) Save the lives of 200,000 drought victims project supporters, while we are still looking for supporters for the implementation of our projects, we have not spent the money you have donated because it is little in terms of our plan and also because of the extreme drought at least 35 children have died in recent weeks due to drought and conflict in Ethiopia’s northeastern Afar region, according to a local hospital and the medical charity Doctors Without Borders.
“What scares us most at this point is that we are only beginning to see the very tip of the iceberg, and already it is overwhelming,” said Raphael Veicht, the group's emergency coordinator in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa.
Ethiopia is facing one of the worst droughts in the past 40 years following consecutive failed rains in the Horn of Africa. Recent Stories from ABC News.
Therefore, we will do our fundraising works in a strengthened way and ask that you provide your ongoing support and supervision.
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