Millions of women and girls in rural Ethiopia struggle without the most basic life needs like clean drinking water and health care. Without an opportunity to overcome entrenched poverty, this cycle continues for generations.
Life in rural Africa requires resilience. Diseases spread through dirty drinking water ravage communities. The loss of a season's crops puts an entire family's safety net at risk. Harsh weather devastates food supplies. Their projects come together to support communities that not only survive, but thrive.
They are working for a brighter future for Ethiopia. With the power of their integrated projects, they can delay the age of marriage for girls, support safer pregnancies and healthier babies, and foster thriving village economies. Ending entrenched poverty takes more than one school or one well—it takes a holistic approach that creates a network of lifesaving services.