Ethiopia

Ethiopia Borehole Program

Water Charity is proud to announce our Ethiopia Borehole Program.  This is a major initiative to drill new boreholes in the Sidama region of Ethiopia. The program is underway.  Click the links near the bottom of this page to read about the projects that are started. This program is made possible through the partnership of […]

Conclusion of Burji District Borehole Project – Ethiopia

This project has been completed under the direction of Dr. Yohannes Chonde, Founder of Grow East Africa (GEA), a project of Diaspora Burji Community Organization. To read about the start of the project, CLICK HERE.  The project was designed to develop a solar-powered borehole, storage, and distribution system to provide water for the community. Yohannes reports: […]

Burji District Borehole Project – Ethiopia

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION. This project has been completed.  To read about the conclusion, CLICK HERE.   Location Soyama Town, Burji District, SNNPR, Ethiopia Community Description Burji District is in the southeast section of Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR) of Ethiopia. With a population of ~85,000, Burji District is one of the poorest in Ethiopia. […]

Buku Wolkite Village Well Repair – Ethiopia

This project is made possible through the partnership of Water Charity and the National Peace Corps Association. It is the second project in our new Ethiopia Well Rehab Program. Location Buku Wolkite Village, Buku Wolde Kebele, Ethiopia  Community Description The Buku Wolde Kebele (district) is in the region of West Arsi in Ethiopia.  It is […]

Wondo Genet Well Project #1 – Ethiopia

This project is made possible through the partnership of Water Charity and the National Peace Corps Association. It also would not be possible without the partnership Water Charity has developed with our friends’ Wine 2 Water.Location Wondo Genet, Sidama Zone, Ethiopia Community DescriptionWondo Genet is located at the border of Hawassa and Shashamane in the […]

Dalle Woreda Well Project #1 – Ethiopia

This project is made possible through the partnership of Water Charity and the National Peace Corps Association. It is implemented in cooperation with our friends Wine 2 Water. Location   Dalle, Sidama Zone, Ethiopia Community Description Dale District (Woreda) is located in the southern part of Ethiopia near the major city of Awassa. The people native to this […]

Kushe #2 Village Well Rehab – Ethiopia

This project is made possible through the partnership of Water Charity and the National Peace Corps Association. It is the first project in our new Ethiopia Well Rehab Program! Location Kushe Village, Dawe Kebele, Ethiopia    Community Description The Dawe Kebele (district) is in the region of West Arsi in Ethiopia.  It remains a relatively […]

Kushe #1 Village Well Rehab and Training – Ethiopia

This project is made possible through the partnership of Water Charity and the National Peace Corps Association. This is the first project in our Ethiopia Well Rehab Program Location Kushe #1 Village, Dawe Kebele, Ethiopia Community Description The Dawe Kebele (district) is in the region of West Arsi in Ethiopia.  It remains a relatively remote area, […]

Conclusion of Kushe #1 Village Well Rehab and Training – Ethiopia

This project has been completed as a collaborative effort between Water Charity, WiLI, and Wine 2 Water.  The project was managed by WiLI staff on the ground, and Kyle Lomax (who has done a number of projects with WC) oversaw the effort, with Josh Elliot as the overall project director.   To read about the beginning […]

Conclusion of Buku Wolkite Village Well Repair – Ethiopia

To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. This project has been completed with Kyle Lomax (who has done a number of projects with WC) overseeing the effort and Josh Elliot as the overall project director.   The following is Josh’s conclusion report: This project was to repair the well that was not functioning […]