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01 Dec 2010 description

Clean and safe drinking water is so common in the developed world, that most people take it for granted.

29 Jul 2009 description

Clean and safe drinking water is so common in the developed world, that most people take it for granted. However for a majority of those who live in rural Ethiopia, clean water is a luxury that is hard to come by.

This is a problem not only for impoverished Ethiopians, but also for their cattle, which are relied upon for milk, meat, and trade.

In an effort to alleviate the suffering of rural Ethiopians and help improve their economic situation, LIFE for Relief and Development has commissioned the digging of eight water wells in the center of the country.

03 Mar 2006 description

Severe droughts in the Horn of Africa have left millions of people on the brink of starvation. An estimated 11 million people in Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, and Djibouti are in need of immediate assistance.

"I lost one of my children two weeks ago" says Fadmo Muhammad to a BBC reporter in the Somali region of Ethiopia. "She died of diarrhea because she was malnourished. We have almost no food. Only donated wheat and a little oil but no milk. I am very frightened that my two other children will die as well. They are both sick"