Transforming lives in Ethiopia

Exploring Philanthropy

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Green Ethiopian landscape with a lake and buildings in the distance.

Ethiopiaid & the Practical Philanthropy podcast.

Alex Chapman, our Chair of Trustees, recently spoke to Lyn Tomlinson, the Head of Impact and Philanthropy at Cazenove Capital for their Practical Philanthropy podcast. 

This new podcast series explores philanthropy, and how anybody who gives to charity is a philanthropist. What is key is getting to know the charity you are supporting.

The episode covers how we find and work with local Ethiopian organisations to achieve lasting change, and the impact of our Small Grants Programme for finding new long-term partners. They also talk about the benefits of small- and medium-sized charities, particularly in times of emergency – something we are particularly proud of. 

Four people standing together, in front of Hospice Ethiopia information banner.
Alex meeting with the team at one of our long-standing partners, Hospice Ethiopia

Drawing on her extensive experience and knowledge, Alex shares her passion for international giving, her journey to becoming a philanthropist and how much Ethiopiaid has developed over the past 30+ years.

"I think what we do at Ethiopiaid, in any way we can, is to amplify voices of the people we work with."

You can listen to the podcast in full by clicking the link below!

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