"I still remember the pain..."

You can help protect innocent young girls and stop the horrific cycle of female genital mutilation this Christmas.

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Safe birth starts now

Will you defend the rights of the most vulnerable and act to ensure safe childbirth for all women in Ethiopia?

Fuel the fight against FGM

Sign up to protect girls like 10-day-old Mayram and end female genital mutilation for good.

Crisis in Debre Berhan

Get the live report and hear first-hand from working mum Edna about why Debre Berhan is hit so badly.

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You can help some of the poorest people on earth

We work alongside local Ethiopian partners to bring trusted healthcare and education to some of the most vulnerable and marginalised people in Ethiopia. That means you are helping create change that is local, not imported for a true and lasting difference in people’s lives.

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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 & homelessness

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

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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 & 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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Violence against women

We protect and nurture survivors of abuse while tackling the root causes of violence against women.

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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?

 

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To this day, Ethiopia is one of the poorest countries in the world. More than one quarter of the population lives below the poverty line, roughly 1 in 5 children die before the age of 5 and only 39% of the population is literate. While the economy is fast developing, 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.

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Latest News  

LIVE Update: Violence in Tigray

17 November 2020

Official statement > Statement from our CEO Sharon Elliott in response to political and ethnic violence in Tigray, northern Ethiopia.

Breaking now: Crisis in Debre Berhan

28 September 2020

Find out why COVID-19 has hit Debre Berhan so badly, hear from on-the-ground working mother Edna, and see our plan in action to help.

Selam! Your Winter Newsletter

6 August 2020

Extra extra! Check in on the impact you're having in Ethiopia with your Winter Newsletter, plus keep updated on COVID-19 in Ethiopia.

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"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."

Thanks for adding your name and standing with us to help the poorest and most vulnerable in our world. Stay tuned for e-news. Together we'll go far.