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Over 71 million people don't have access to adequate sanitation in Ethiopia.
people in Ethiopia don't have access to safe water.
Around 9,000 children die every year from diarrhea caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation in Ethiopia.
42 million people in Ethiopia don’t have access to safe water and over 71 million don’t have adequate sanitation. More than 9,000 children die every year from preventable
Most people in Ethiopia make a living through farming. However, without water they cannot grow the crops they need to feed and support their families.
Poor roads make it difficult for engineers to reach remote villages and low water tables present additional challenges.
We work with local partners that understand local issues. These include regional governments, technical experts and other charities.
We also coordinate a country-wide water, sanitation and hygiene coalition, uniting government organizations, donors, the media and private sector to help promote the right to water and sanitation throughout Ethiopia.
In Ethiopia last year we reached:
- 177,000 people with safe water
- 218,000 people with improved sanitation