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Articles about our partners and people you’re helping.

Building resilience in Afar

Awra, in the central Afar region, has seen severe weather conditions. The area experiences extreme fluctuations between long periods of drought, and severe floods when

Maternal Health

Ache’s Story

Ache Ambo, now in her 50s, sustained an obstetric fistula injury giving birth to her stillborn baby.   She never recovered mentally nor physically from

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

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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

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

Latest Report from our field partner, MSF

“Fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region has uprooted hundreds of thousands of people. Inside Tigray, most of the displaced people stay with the host community, while

Our top reads

Remembering Dr Catherine Hamlin

Remembering Dr Catherine Hamlin on what would have been her 100th birthday. Born on 24th January 1924, in Sydney, Australia to Elinor and Theodore Nicholson,

International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

On International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, Valerie Browning, Co-Founder and Program Director of our project partner, Afar Pastoralist Development Association (APDA),

Interview with midwife Atsede Kidane

“I always knew I wanted to be a midwife” Atsede is co-founder and Director of Atsede Clinic, one of our inspirational maternal health partners. In