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Compassion in the community

This is Getane he explains to us why your support means so much. “I am 75 and I am weak. We have only a small plot of land and we are rain reliant. We are in a challenging situation here, as we cannot manage on our own. We depend on the local community to help us.”...

Wash Water Projects

This month’s direct mail, reflects on the importance of water. If we asked you for a glass of water, would you give me it from your pond? I hope not! Tsedaie Gitar, was very candid when she told us “Without clean water life isn’t comfortable. Drinking the same water...

Can you help keep Ababech’s eyes sparkling?

he terrible truth is that Ababech (Pictured) has some stark choices to make in her young life. She lives in Metema a small town situated in North West Ethiopia very close to the Sudanese border. The stark choice may be between prostitution, an early marriage or...

Quiet Determination, Hyatt’s story.

This month is focused on Hyatt Murid and the Alshoni Women’s group. Hyatt Murid is a remarkable woman. Action Ethiopia’s first meeting with her was in March this year sitting outside a mud hut, her eyes cast down in the respectful way Ethiopian women treat visitors....

Fighting against death and destitution

Have you ever had a bad day? Or even a bad week? It happens to us all, it can be so frustrating! But when we tell you what Tigist has endured, you may realise how tough some people have it. Tigist lives high on a rift valley plateau in Ethiopia. One day she noticed...

Starve today or starve tomorrow?

Starve today or starve tomorrow? Its not an easy one, not one any of us would have to choose. Abinet has this choice. No rainfall in February has meant that this season’s crops have failed and now food has run out. As food runs out, Abinet is faced with this stark...