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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 & girls' empowerment

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

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

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

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Subsistence in Ethiopia

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

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Literacy in Ethiopia stats

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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Each month you can help to make sure women and children have enough to eat, can go to school and can access good quality healthcare.


Latest News  

Field Update: Conflict in the Simien Mountains

18 November 2021

"...we had one midwife escape in the middle of the night. She walked all the way to Debark, about 120km, over three days over the mountains."

Field Update: Chiro Leba in the Simien Mountains

7 October 2021

"If you want to think about something that would move you, take the walk that I took last night... through a graveyard of stillborn babies."

Field Update: Armed forces leave Afar - September 2021

8 September 2021

After 7 weeks of violence, APDA reports that armed forces have left the Afar region. However, displaced families remain in humanitarian crisis.

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