Ethiopia

Ethiopia Program Expanding to 11 New Districts of Sidama Zone

We are excited to announce that Grounds for Health is expanding our Ethiopia program to include health centers in 11 additional districts of Sidama Zone!* Through a grant and partnership with Ethiopia’s Federal Ministry of Health, Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon and CUAMM, expansion is already underway: at this very moment, we are training 28 new...
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Grounds for Health to Receive $18K Grant from JavaJog 2015

Earlier this year on a brisk morning in April, over 200 women and men laced up their shoes to run the third annual JavaJog for a Cause, which combines fun, fitness and philanthropy to raise money and awareness for women in the coffee industry. The cause this year was women in Ethiopia and Grounds for Health was...
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Grounds for Health Expands Service Delivery to Cut Flower Value Chain

Partnership with Marie Stopes International Ethiopia Reaches Women as part of its Fit for Work Program at Sher Ethiopia Grounds for Health, an international non-governmental organization dedicated to prevention of  ocervical cancer in developing countries, today announced  the completion of its first cervical cancer screening and treatment campaign at Sher Ethiopia, one of the largest...
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A Volunteer’s Perspective in Ethiopia

By: Amy Borgman There is more to volunteering with Grounds for Health than the campaign on the ground, reaching “women at the end of the road.” Just getting there is half the fun and gives even more of a perspective of what is out there in our wide, wonderful world. My 6 AM flight left...
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Trip Report: 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 regions. The team led a two-day community health promoter training to...
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1 Dollar Donated equals 2 dollars for Ethiopia

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 Massachusetts and Royal Coffee of California have...
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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,...
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