Life in rural Ethiopia is much harder than you could imagine

Her big yellow container full of dirty water, the daily ritual is over. Astel straps Teddy to her chest, heaves the heavy container onto her back, and then begins the arduous, one-hour trek back to her home...  Read More...

14,000kg and 1,000km. A mother's burden

Because clean water isn’t available in her community, a mother will carry 14,000 kg of disease-laden water a total of 1,000 km every year. In her lifetime, she will have spent the equivalent of 2 years just carrying dirty water that infects her children, ruins everyone’s health, and keeps her family trapped in poverty.  Learn how you can change this...

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Donors, along with trusted partners overseas, are enabling families to develop and implement local solutions to poverty that are effective, replicable, and sustainable. The life-changing outcomes of every dollar given are multiplied as families access clean water, grow more food, increase their income, restore their environment and health, and learn new skills.  Learn More...

Families in Amhara, Ethiopia need help to survive a massive food shortage

Families in Amhara, Ethiopia are caught in the grip of massive food shortages that are causing widespread hunger. Your gift today will help provide emergency food to hungry families during this time of crisis.


Displaced people in Ibba, South Sudan desperately need clean water

A critical shortage of access to clean water in Ibba, South Sudan is putting thousands of displaced people at risk. Give to help construct a borehole well to provide clean water that ensures potentially deadly health crises, like diarrhea, dehydration, and waterborne diseases, are no longer a threat to families who have survived so much heartache.


Mothers in Ethiopia are becoming self-reliant

Help cover the cost of training, support, and the establishment of a group loan fund that the mother you help will access to establish a small business that will create self-reliance for her family.


Women in Sri Lanka are doubling their monthly income

Provide the initial funds and training a mother needs in order to create the sustainable livelihood that will transform her family. Your one-time gift today will grow harvest upon harvest throughout 2019, and beyond, as the mother you’ve helped works her mushroom farms into a sustainable income that provides for all her family’s needs.


Families in Chano Dorga, Ethiopia are gaining access to water tha will transform their lives

Give clean water and help ensure that mothers are safe. Children can be healthy and attend school. Hours spent gathering water can be put to better use, such as growing more food, training, and establishing small businesses.


This week in Perspective, HOPE International Development Agency's blog

Life is about to get much better for families in Kecha Senga now that two of the twelve water points in the remote community nestled in the mountains of southern Ethiopia became operational this month. Read more...

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Every dollar counts because every person counts. The real story is in the outcomes your donations create for the poorest of the poor. Read our most recent Annual Report.

The impact of your gift continues year after year.

One gift from you keeps on giving for years to come as people share what they've learned with others in their community.

We're committed to the poor and to you.

Self-reliance for the poorest of the poor and accountability to you. These two things matter most to us.

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