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Population Info
Population
5,500
Location Info
Location
Amhara Region
located in the northwestern part of Ethiopia
Village Life
Crops
Cabbage
Peppers
Onions
Projects Text
Having completed numerous water, education and health projects in Girargie, we are ready to continue making progress! In 2014, we're working on providing more clean water for the 7,500 residents of this beautiful village. See a list of our projects below.
Active Water Projects
10 Water Projects
Active Water Projects Text
Clean water changes daily life in rural Ethiopia. With a well close to home, girls don’t spend hours every day collecting dirty water for their families. Clean water is the foundation for healthier communities and better opportunities for girls.
Active Education Projects
8 Education Projects
Active Education Projects Text
New schools create a rich learning environment that equips girls with skills to build a better life. Education improves a girl’s job opportunities, delays marriage and promises a better future for her children. Education is the key to eradicating extreme poverty.
Completed Water Projects
3 Water Projects
Completed Water Projects Text
Clean water changes daily life in rural Ethiopia. With a well close to home, girls don’t spend hours every day collecting dirty water for their families. Clean water is the foundation for healthier communities and better opportunities for girls.
Completed Education Projects
10 Education Projects
Completed Education Projects Text
New schools create a rich learning environment that equips girls with skills to build a better life. Education improves a girl’s job opportunities, delays marriage and promises a better future for her children. Education is the key to eradicating extreme poverty.
Completed Health Projects
6 Health Projects
Completed Health Projects Text
Health clinics save lives by preventing the spread of diseases like malaria, providing a safe place for women to deliver babies, and treating debilitating illnesses that keep girls out of school. Basic health care supports thriving communities.
Water Info
<b class="fs16">11 water projects</b><br>
1 deep borehole, 10 hand dug wells
Education Info
<b class="fs16">5 school buildings</b><br>
20 furnished classrooms, 5 latrines
Health Info
<b class="fs16">1 health center</b><br>
equipment and furnishings, 2 latrines
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Thank you, Girargie Supporters
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The residents of Girargie Village now have access to clean water and health care, and students have the opportunity to get an education that can help break the cycle of poverty. In addition, many residents have used microfinance loans to start or expand a business that provides for their families. Thank you to Glimmer donors for supporting this work!
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A rugged but bright farming community scattered across the rolling hills of the Ethiopian Highlands, the people of Girargie spend their days herding animals and tending rocky fields. Many villagers grow foods like cabbage, peppers and onions. Surrounded by history and beauty, Girargie is a village full of promise.
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Water & Sanitation
Water & Sanitation
Education
Education
Health Care
Health Care
Veterinary Care
No Veterinary Care
Micro Finance
No Micro Finance
Emergency Relief
No Emergency Relief
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Funding Donations Raised Manual Entry
611193.79
Funding Estimated Cost
$611193.79
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Netsuite ID
1180
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