Ethiopia

Grounds for Health Ethiopia Launches

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After many months of planning, Grounds for Health’s Ethiopia program kicks off this month with the first set of community and clinical trainings on cervical cancer prevention.
If successful, these activities will make Wonsho the first rural district in all of Ethiopia [...]

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Ethiopia: A welcoming to the birthplace of coffee

EthiopiaWhile it may be a known fact that Ethiopia is the birthplace of coffee, before I had travelled there in June with Grounds for Health I had many questions: would our partners be ready? What would the country be like? Would I even like the coffee? Arriving to Ethiopia’s [...]

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Dean’s Beans Makes Ethiopia Work Possible

[caption id="attachment_5183" align="aligncenter" width="480"]Dean roasting beans during a traditional coffee ceremony. Dean roasting beans during a traditional coffee ceremony.[/caption]

Grounds for Health is enormously grateful to Dean Cycon of Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee for being the initial and primary underwriter of the Grounds for Health Ethiopia program. Dean traveled [...]

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Ethiopia: A Country of Firsts

[caption id="attachment_4305" align="aligncenter" width="480"]coffee: thanks Ethiopia Coffee: Thanks, Ethiopia![/caption]

As legend has it, coffee was discovered in Ethiopia by a goat herder named Kaldi who noticed his animals were getting a bit friskier after eating some red berries from a certain bush. Excited, Kaldi ran to show a monk [...]

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