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Ethiopia

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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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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Grounds for Health Ethiopia Launches

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 cervical cancer prevention services.

Dean’s Beans Makes Ethiopia Work Possible

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 to Ethiopia to help forge alliances between our team and his coffee contacts in the region. His knowledge of the region and strong...
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Ethiopia: A Country of Firsts

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 monastery, but the monk disapproved of these berries and threw them into...
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