Water and Environment

We aim to facilitate the improvement of water supply and to promote the sustainable use of natural resources.


  • Rehabilitation of rural water supplies in Nekemte area, assisted by two grants from the German Embassy totalling 12,000 Euros.
  • Spring capping and improved wells for clean rural water supplies.
  • Water supply and toilets provided or improved for 10 schools.
  • Thousands of trees planted for a school-based wood growing project.

Current Projects

  • Community forestry tree planting projects at three rural schools - Haro Fayissa, Diriba and Sorga.
  • New girls' toilets for Nekemte Primary School.
  • Spring capping - 5 more springs capped during the last dry season.
  • Fuel-efficient wood stove manufacture.

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Construction starts on a new well Link members visit a refurbished pump Building new toilets Enjoying the new pump Bekumsa Biya Refurbished Pump A fuel-efficient stove lightbox gallery jsby VisualLightBox.com v6.0