Inter Aide is present in Ethiopia since 1988

Population: 112 millions
HDI: 173/189
Under poverty line: 23,5%
GDP/hab: $2,320
Life expectancy: 66 years old

Inter Aide is currently carrying out 14 programs in Ethiopia in the following fields:

  • WASH program: raising awareness about sanitation and hygiene, building gravity-fed water systems and supporting the development and professionalization of water management community services (associations and federations of users)
  • Agriculture: supporting family farming

In 2021, 35,238 families were supported by these actions.

The current areas of intervention are located in the south:

  • Gamo Gofa : Daramalo, Kucha Alfa
  • Hadiya
  • Kembatta Tembaro: Kacha Bira, Hadero, Doyo Gena et Tembaro
  • Wolayta: Damot Gale, Ofa, Kindo Didaye, Kawo Koysha, Sodo Zurea, Boloso Sore and Boloso Bombe
  • Dawro: Loma, Disa, Gena, Mareka, Torcha and Zaba

These districts are located in mountainous areas, where the population density is among the highest in rural Africa (average of 300 to 600 inhabitants / km²).

Inter Aide works with the local NGO RCBDIA (Rural Community Based Development Initiative Association) to:

  • Help the most vulnerable families increase their agricultural production levels thanks to optimized farming practices, improved techniques and the diversification of production
  • Rehabilitate water points and support federations in managing and maintaining them

Ethiopia – Agriculture

To learn more about our Agriculture programs in Ethiopia

Ethiopia – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

To learn more about our WASH programs in Ethiopia