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You can help some of the most vulnerable people on Earth

We work alongside local Ethiopian partners so you can bring local, lasting change to some of the most vulnerable people on Earth.

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Female genital mutilation in Ethiopia

Forced mutilation & marriage

We teach about the dangers of female genital mutilation and child marriage to put an end to these traditions for good.

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Child exploitation and homelessnes in Ethiopia
Child exploitation & homelessness

We equip orphaned and vulnerable children for a safer, brighter future free from hunger, disease and exploitation.

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Obstetric fistula in Ethiopia

Obstetric fistula 

We increase access to and awareness of maternal health in order to make childbirth safer and eradicate fistula.  

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Women and girls' advancement in Ethiopia
Women & girls' advancement

We open up equal education and earning opportunities so women can reach their full potential and be part of change.

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Gender based violence in Ethiopia

Gender-based violence

We protect and nurture survivors of abuse while tackling the root causes of gender-based violence.

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Hospice and palliative care in Ethiopia
Hospice & palliative care

We provide complete care to those who are destitute and terminally ill so they can live out their lives with peace and dignity.

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Why Ethiopia?

While Ethiopia has made considerable progress since the famine and devastation of the 1980s, the poorest and most marginalised are being left behind. We need your help to break this cycle of poverty and bring back health and hope to those who are most in need.

Poverty in Ethiopia stats
Poverty

More than one quarter of the population live below the poverty line

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Subsistence in Ethiopia
Subsistence

Highly dependent on agriculture and highly susceptible to drought and climate impact

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Literacy in Ethiopia stats
Literacy

Almost 50% of the population is illiterate 

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Child mortality in Ethiopia stats
Child Mortality

51 in 1,000 children die before the age of 5

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30 years since Ethiopiaid was founded

since Ethiopiaid was founded

 

 

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We work across 7 regions in Ethiopia
we work across Ethiopia

 

 

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We aim to give 75 cents per dollar to Ethiopia
we aim to give to Ethiopia

 

 

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Latest News  

Selam! Your Winter Newsletter

21 July 2021

Hear from teenage Safe Motherhood Ambassador Mimi, get an update from disaster-stricken Afar and much more in this issue of Selam.

Thrice Attacked: Hunger, thirst & conflict in Afar

21 April 2021

In the driest, hottest region of Ethiopia, the people of Afar have been hit by one disaster after another.

Field Update: Ephrem, COVID-19 & Palliative Care

5 March 2021

Direct from Addis Ababa > Hear from Hospice Ethiopia's Ephrem Abathun about COVID's impact on his hospice and palliative care program.

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