Abebech

Raised: £9,587 Target: £20,000

You can give children in rural Africa the chance to thrive.

Right now in the remote region of Dawuro in Ethiopia, families like Abebech’s are living in poverty. Scraping together enough food to feed her family is a daily a struggle. She is unable to pay for her children to go to school.

Life doesn’t need to be this way for Abebech and her children.

With your support, families like Abebech’s can grow their skills and knowledge to raise happy and healthy children. She will be able to provide for her children. Their future will be rich with opportunity.

To ensure her children get the balanced diet they need, families like Abebech’s will learn to replace crops like enset and yam with high vitamin A crops such as carrots and tomato. They will start to grow other vegetables like lettuce, green peppers and onions, too.

As well as learning farming skills, school children will learn about the importance of nutrition and healthy diets. And to combat high levels of malnutrition in Dawuro, worried parents will learn how to make nutritional supplements for their young children.

You can show families like Abebech’s that where there is land, there is hope. Here’s how your generosity can make a difference:
£10

Could provide high quality vegetable seeds and training to a family like Abebech’s to transform an unproductive backyard into a flourishing kitchen garden.

£18

Could help provide a training session for a community group to learn how to prepare nutritious meals, and to supplement the diet of malnourished babies and breastfeeding mothers.

£35

Could educate a child on the importance of nutrition and a healthy diet.

Thanks to your support, families like Abebech’s will be able to transform their lives for the better.

By supporting families like Abebech’s, you are helping to put food on the table and have a surplus to sell. With the income, children like Abebech’s will be able to finish school, with high hopes for the future.

With you behind them, children in this area will be able to grow up happy and healthy.