Ethiopia

Trip Report: Ethiopia

Grounds for Health Ethiopia

Over three weeks in late September/early October, Grounds for Health was in Ethiopia to launch our campaign in the Wonsho District of Sidama Zone, SNNPR. This work represents the first cervical cancer prevention program to establish services in rural health centers of Ethiopia’s coffee-growing […]

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$1 Donated = $2 for Ethiopia

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We’re excited to announce the launch of the East vs. West Roasters Challenge for Cervical Cancer Prevention! This friendly competition pits coffee roasters east and west of the Mississippi against each other to see which side can raise more for our new program in Ethiopia.

Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee of […]

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Challenge for Ethiopia Announced

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

COFFEE COMPANIES CHALLENGED TO RAISE $200,000 FOR ETHIOPIA
Public-private initiative to match all funds, potentially raising
$400,000 for cervical cancer prevention in Ethiopia

USA Coffee Companies: You have a unique opportunity to directly give back to the birthplace of coffee. When you donate to Grounds for Health’s cervical cancer prevention programs in Ethiopia, your gift […]

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Grounds for Health Ethiopia Launches

Sidama, Ethiopia

Sidama, Ethiopia

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 to offer ongoing […]

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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

Dean roasting beans during a traditional coffee ceremony.

Dean roasting beans during a traditional coffee ceremony.

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 with the team […]

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Ethiopia: A Country of Firsts

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Coffee: Thanks, Ethiopia!

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 in a nearby […]

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