Stephen Turner is a former senior manager at WaterAid. He joined the organization in 1990 as a member of the senior management team, responsible for growing the charity through strategic planning and fundraising, and was heavily involved with the campaign to see the United Nations recognize sanitation as a target indicator for the Millennium Development Goals before retiring in 2008. He previously worked as an education officer, field director and regional manager for VSO.
Ethiopia still faces many challenges in its development, but foreign aid has helped improve life for the poor. Stephen Turner, senior manager of WaterAid in 1990-2008, reflects on how the charity helped develop some of the first infrastructure in the country coinciding with the famous "Band Aid" music concert 30 years ago.