Articles tagged #ETHIOPIA
Articles tagged
#ETHIOPIA

Clean Water for Desse’s Family

Across the world millions of communities suffer from contaminated drinking water. Desse’s family used to struggle with waterborne diseases, but not anymore!

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How Gudina Turned His Farm Around With Organic Farming

Organic farming in Ethiopia rescues a failing family farm and feeds a community.

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Clean Water, Happy Families!

Fresh springs are a great source of clean water, but they must be protected from contamination. FH capped a spring in rural Ethiopia to help families get clean water and be free from waterborne diseases.

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Recipe: Doro Wat

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Starting a Child Strong

On World Children’s Day, we’re highlighting the need to start strong!

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Helping Parents End Child Labour

Poverty is a key driver of child labour. Find out how empowering parents and supporting education helps eliminate child labour in Ethiopia.

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Reversing the Curse: An end to period poverty

A girl’s first period is her first step into womanhood. Many girls, however, are never taught that menstruation is a normal process—their first period comes with fear, confusion, and a lack of confidence.

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How Fuel-Efficient Stoves Save Lives

Cooking over an open fire causes indoor air pollution from toxic smoke and has extreme health risks. Here's how a fuel-efficient stove can help!

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Fighting Drought by Healing the Soil

The Horn of Africa, home to Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Sudan, and South Sudan, is experiencing a severe food crisis. Ethiopia, Somalia, and Kenya are in their fourth season of drought, the worst the region has seen in over 40 years. With more than 80 per cent of the population relying on subsistence farming, this is a life-threatening situation. To compound the strain caused by the drought, the conflict in Ukraine is choking imports and causing food shortages - nearly one-third of East Africa’s cereal supply comes from Russia and Ukraine. In addition, fertilizer supplies from Europe have been disrupted. Climate change-induced drought and increased temperatures are devastating not only agriculture, but grasslands and water resources as well, meaning tens of millions of livestock animals have perished.

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Hoping for Healthy

It’s hard to get much done when you’re always getting sick. Debilitating stomach cramps, chronic fatigue, and the embarrassing need to run to the washroom every 15 minutes tends to get one down.

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Recipe: Ethiopian Hisbist

Across Ethiopia, Hisbist is a staple bread prepared for large gatherings marking almost any special occasion—birthdays, weddings, graduations, or hosting special guests. It ain’t a party without Hisbist. And what better way to feed a crowd while helping guests feel at home than with fresh bread?

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What's Shiny and Red and Ending Poverty?

Fresh Vegetable gardens are ending poverty in Ethiopia!

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The Power of Running Water

No one expected that Peg Peters—the five-year-old Peg Peters, kicking a soccer ball around with Ethiopian neighborhood kids and eating injera with his hands—would one day be raising millions of dollars of support for Ethiopia alongside thousands of volunteers through the Run for Water campaign.

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Helping Moms in Ethiopia Breathe Easy

Fuel-efficient stoves rescue moms and kids from toxic smoke rising out of wood-burning cook fires.

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Kids at Play

From pat-a-cake under a beautiful mango tree to a rousing game of volleyball, the way kids in Ethiopia play is not all that different from what you might expect on a Canadian playground.

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Smallholder Farmer Battles Termites, and Wins!

Anyone who has ever spent time on a farm knows how fickle the field of agriculture is. A little bad weather, a natural disaster, or an insect infestation can derail a farmer’s work so severely that they have to start over.

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New Cookstove Cuts Down on Deforestation in Ethiopia

Deforestation is a global reality that significantly contributes to climate change.

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