Archive for the ‘Ethiopia’ Category

International Women’s Day; Celebrating our “Humming Birds” across our region

Saturday, March 8th, 2014 Posted in Agriculture, Burundi, Conflict, Countries, DR Congo, Drought, Education, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Food security, GROW campaign, Gender, Governance, Health, Humanitarian assistance, ICT 4 Development, Kenya, Land, Pan Africa, Peacebuilding, Refugees/IDPs, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Water/sanitation, Women's rights | No Comments »

To mark International Women's Day in HECA. We are celebrating all things women for the next 10 days. Women who have inspired our work in their own special way...women doing small things for a bigger impact within and for their ...

Oxfam in Ethiopia: Working together for a future without poverty

Friday, November 8th, 2013 Posted in Agriculture, Aid, Climate change, Drought, Education, Ethiopia, Food security, GROW campaign, Gender, Governance, Health, ICT 4 Development, Land, Water/sanitation, Women's rights | No Comments »

Oxfam has been working in Ethiopia for over 30 years, supporting communities with long-term development and responding to humanitarian crises. One of Africa’s largest nations, Ethiopia is also one of its poorest and faces frequent shocks such as drought. Working ...

‘Achieving resilience through holistic programming from humanitarian to long term approaches.’

Friday, November 8th, 2013 Posted in Agriculture, Climate change, DR Congo, Drought, Ethiopia, Food security, GROW campaign, Kenya, Land, Pan Africa, Photos, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Following the successful joint Food Security and Livelihoods workshop in December 2012, and numerous Markets and Private Sector events held over the past two years, this year’s workshop will be cross-programme and cross affiliate. It will bring together themes from fundraising ...

Food prices squeezing poor people and driving social change by stealth

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 Posted in Ethiopia, Food security, Kenya, Photos, Press release | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_6271" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Domianah Mwikali struggles with high food prices in Mukuru, Nairobi"][/caption] A new era of high and volatile food prices goes beyond affecting what people can afford to eat and is causing life-changing shifts in society, experts warn ...

A new “no-water” latrine model helps refugees in dry parts of Ethiopia

Thursday, April 18th, 2013 Posted in Ethiopia, Refugees/IDPs, Somalia, Water/sanitation | 1 Comment »

In 2011, as famine hit Somalia, tens of thousands of refugees fled to the Dollo Ado camps in Ethiopia. There are now five camps in Dollo Ado, sheltering over 190,000 people – making it one of the largest refugee sites ...

A taste of honey: Reaching marginalised women in Ethiopia

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 Posted in Ethiopia, Food security, Women's rights | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_6186" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Women bee keepers in Amhara, Ethiopia"][/caption] "Collective Action" holds great promise for multitudes of women whose primary livelihood is dependent on their ability to farm the land and access markets. ...

Rural Ethiopians use mobile phones to ring the alarm on drought

Monday, April 1st, 2013 Posted in Drought, Ethiopia, ICT 4 Development, Water/sanitation | No Comments »

In the arid Shinile region of eastern Ethiopia, pastoralist communities are now using mobile phones to monitor water points and provide early warning of droughts before they strike. [caption id="attachment_6071" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Ali monitors a water point with his mobile phone"][/caption] Every ...

Unleashing the power of women farmers in Ethiopia

Saturday, March 9th, 2013 Posted in Agriculture, Ethiopia, Food security, Women's rights | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_5903" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Bedria Hussein"][/caption] On International Women’s Day, a thousand women – mostly farmers – gathered in Ziway in central Ethiopia to celebrate the power and potential of women food producers. One of the ...

Tato Boru: Inspiring women bringing change in Ethiopia

Friday, March 8th, 2013 Posted in Ethiopia, Water/sanitation, Women's rights | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_5886" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Tato at home"][/caption] Life for women in Moyale, in southern Ethiopia, is slowly changing - led by amazing women like Tato Boru. She sheltered people fleeing ...

2012- Our year in pictures

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 Posted in DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Photos, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania | No Comments »

As 2012 ends, a look back at some of the events that have shaped our work in the region over the past 12 months - from ongoing emergencies in South Sudan and DRC, to working with amazing women food producers ...