Transforming lives in Ethiopia

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A gift today can help more girls like Teyeba stay in school and achieve their dreams.

A gift today can help more girls like Teyeba stay in school and achieve their dreams.

In Ethiopia 15 women die from cervical cancer every 24 hours.

Of the 10 million women eligible for cervical screening, only 8.4% are screened. Lack of access to screening means cervical cancer claims the lives of over 5,000 women in Ethiopia every year. Yet it is one of the most preventable and treatable cancers, if detected early and managed effectively.

In a country like Ethiopia, prevention is key. Please make a gift today and help save more women. 

Mother holding her baby, listening to a health worker who is showing her a information leaflet explaining cervical screening.
Raising awareness in communities of the importance of screening.

How will my donation help women in Ethiopia?

In order to save more women, health facilities need more resources. Greater awareness of cervical cancer among health professionals and within communities is key. With more trained clinical staff, well-equipped health centres and more women confident and comfortable to be examined, more lives can be saved.

The solution: detect early, manage effectively:

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Pre-screening counselling reassures women, who are guided by picture cue cards about the procedure. This covers the cause, risks, prevention strategies and a step-by-step explanation of the screening procedure.

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Free screening is offered through 13 health centres.

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Immediate results and on-the-spot treatment is available. (Thermal ablation/ cryotherapy)

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Follow-up appointment

More advanced cases are referred to the hospital and financial support is offered for women who cannot afford it.

Our partner is working to screen

15,000 women

in 2023.

Please donate today so that we can prevent women from developing cervical cancer and dying needlessly.

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For every £1 we raised in 2022…

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81p funds local projects in Ethiopia helping to transform lives.

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19p helps raise the next £1 and funds essential running costs.

Why Ethiopiaid?

We focus on the needs of vulnerable Ethiopians at grass-roots level. This hinges on sustained relationships with trusted Ethiopian partners.

Our partners know the context and solutions; we listen and provide appropriate support. Growth and development are tracked in local communities using robust monitoring and evaluation. Partnerships continue as long as there’s a clear need and opportunities to make a lasting impact.

Our vision – an Ethiopia in which every person has access to quality education, healthcare and a life of dignity.

Our mission – breaking the cycle of poverty by enabling the poorest and most vulnerable and their communities to live with dignity, to build resilience and achieve real and sustainable solutions to the challenges they face.

Doctors explaining cervical screening to women, showing information cards.