Ethiopia stories

Together, we've empowered millions of people with access to safe water and sanitation. We invite you to meet some of them and read their stories.

Alemtsenay Ethiopia
A smart decision for a smart solution

“When our toilet is complete we will no longer be susceptible to diseases or such poor hygiene practices [open defecation] that cause sickness. Because of our medical backgrounds, we know better than to let our kids defecate on our property.”

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Woinshet in Ethiopia

The need for water and toilets is high in Woinshet's village, yet not until recently were locals able to fund the construction of latrines or taps in their homes.

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Homework in Ethiopia
Homework looks different now

An investment in a child’s education is an investment in our future. However, millions of families around the world don’t have the upfront resources to invest in two of the most critical resources for getting their kids to school – safe water and a private toilet.

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Ethiopia's water crisis
The power of water in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has experienced recurring bouts of drought and floods for years.'s work in Ethiopia empowers families and communities to access available safe water and sanitation solutions.

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Together, we can empower more families with safe water.