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#GivingSightDay

#GivingSightDay

Give the Gift of SightIn Ethiopia, 500,000 people suffer from preventable blindness due to cataracts. Most of these people have very restricted mobility, both at home and in the community, and are unable to be self-reliant. Blind people are easily burned using the...

Ethiopian Water Crisis: Know the Facts

Ethiopian Water Crisis: Know the Facts

Ethiopia, along with many other African countries, is facing a water crisis. 43 percent of Ethiopians lack access to safe water and 72 percent lack access to improved sanitation (www.water.org). These figures grow even higher in the rural areas where we work. Lack of...

Clean Water Brings Health & Safety to Village

Clean Water Brings Health & Safety to Village

After the trenches were complete, Richard Matanda, ENA Director of Africa Operations, delivered the water pipes to be installed.Once the pipe had been installed, community members worked together to join all of the pipes together and check for leaks. Clean water can...

ENA Well Helps Lift Village from Poverty

ENA Well Helps Lift Village from Poverty

Akako, Ethiopia is 80 kilometers from Addis Ababa.  The population of Akako is approximately 8,000 and the village has never had clean water...until ENA installed a deep water well. Their former water source was a large pond which can be difficult to access due to the...

ENA's Albinism Sensitization Program Changes Young Boy's Life

ENA's Albinism Sensitization Program Changes Young Boy's Life

Meet Jude. Jude and his brother were both born with Albinism. Their unique condition proved to be very difficult for their mother. After years of being mocked and ostracized by the community because of her children's Albinism, she abandoned Jude and his brother.Jude...

15 CHILDREN RESCUED FROM REBELS AND FROM BECOMING CHILD SOLDIERS

15 CHILDREN RESCUED FROM REBELS AND FROM BECOMING CHILD SOLDIERS

“We responded with police on a rescue mission and discovered fifteen children. Thankfully we happened to be in the right place at the right time… The fact is, our anti-slavery partnership is proving to be very effective in helping police locate and arrest many...

Lake Volta: Death Trap Exploits 49,000 Child Labor Slaves

Lake Volta: Death Trap Exploits 49,000 Child Labor Slaves

In February 2017, ENA End Modern Slavery rescued 12 children from Lake Volta. Of this number, 10 are boys and 2 are girls. These children range in age from 6 to 14 and are all victims of human trafficking and forced labor slavery. They were found working against their...

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