Who Are Water For Ethiopia?

An Independent Charity launched in April 2009, by a family of 3 trustees, with the aim of increasing clean water access, hygiene and sanitation levels in Ethiopia.

Water4Ethiopia was founded as a result of one of the trustees, Andy, spending the 2008 Summer in Ethiopia and seeing how small donations from Europe really can and do change and save lives in Ethiopia.

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Why Do We Value Supporting Water Projects So Highly?

It is well known that the greatest necessity in life is water, yet drinking unclean and contaminated water is also one of the biggest killers. An estimated 250,000 children die from drinking unclean water each year in Ethiopia.

Drinking, cooking and washing in contaminated water can leave communities easily open to illnesses such as bronchitis, tonsillitis, sickness and diarrhoea, as well as the deadly malaria.

Globally, diarrhoea is the leading cause of illness and death, and 88% of diarrhoeal deaths are due to a lack of access to sanitation facilities, together with an inadequate availability of water for hygiene and unsafe drinking water. (World Health Organisation)

It costs just 25p to give 1 Ethiopian clean water for 1 year.

Before and after

How Does Water For Ethiopia Operate?

  1. 100% of donations go to Ethiopia.
  2. Each donation is assigned to a particular village project.
  3. Quarterly e-newsletters allow you to see how your donations are changing lives.