Transforming lives in Ethiopia

Meet Tomas and Maria

Tomas has a learning disability coupled with physical challenges. He has no speech and is unable to stand or walk unaided. His mother Maria is raising him alone at their home in a small rural town in Amhara, where they recently moved to escape the stigma and isolation she felt in her old village. Life […]

Meet Fasil

How long have you worked at Cheshire Services? I have been working for Cheshire Ethiopia since April 1, 1996, 25 years this year! Why did you start working at Cheshire Services? I decided to work for Cheshire Ethiopia because of the huge difference the organisation makes in the life of children and youth with disabilities. […]

Emergency Appeal – FAQs

We have compiled a list of FAQs about our current emergency appeal in response to the Tigray crisis, where hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced. What is the reason for Ethiopiaid’s emergency appeal? We are responding to the needs of our local partner the Afar Pastoralist Development Association (APDA) in Ethiopia, who have […]

Two exciting temporary positions available!

Fundraising & Compliance Officer Salary: 25,000 per annum Pro rata The role is a temporary contract to cover a period of maternity leave and is expected to last a minimum of 6 months but will most likely be extended beyond this (approx.9-12 months). This position will be responsible for managing the legacy programmes (last will […]

Girls are being denied a future but as little as £4 can change that

I want to tell you about a problem I’ve dedicated my life to solving. Girls are losing their futures due to an everyday bodily process. Periods. I’m asking you to help me because as little as £4 can change a girl’s life. My story begins with my first period. A story not too dissimilar from […]

Banchiw’s story of restored dignity

Funded by your donations, The Hamlin Fistula Hospital in Addis Ababa empowered Banchiw to start building a future… “Thank you all for giving me this wonderful daughter.” The only time the severity of Banchiw’s labour pain eased was when, after many days, she sadly gave birth to a stillborn baby. To make matters worse, prolonged, […]