Ethiopia

Ethiopia Program Expanding to Gedeo Zone

We are excited to announce that Grounds for Health will soon be expanding our work in Ethiopia to include the Gedeo Zone. We’ve just signed a Project Agreement with the Ethiopian Bureau of Finance and Economic Development (BOFED) and the Regional Health Bureau (RHB) to launch this ambitious expanded program in the fall of 2018....
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USA Staffers Ellen and Kathy in the Coffeelands

Coffee has been an essential part of Grounds for Health since our beginning over 20 years ago. Our co-founder, Dan Cox, is a renowned coffee guy and most of our major supporters hail from specialty coffee. And here we are once again in the coffeelands, shoulder-to-shoulder with the women we serve! So while it seems...
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Celebrating Our Pioneering “Beans”

Over the years, many people and organizations have contributed initial “beans” of support that have grown into healthy Grounds for Health programs in the Americas and Africa. As the program manager here in Africa, I can tell you first hand that for Grounds for Health Ethiopia, the starting bean was planted by Dean’s Beans Organic...
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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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