AFRICA/ETHIOPIA - Drinking water to save refugees and children from death and disease
Addis Ababa (Agenzia Fides) - In Ethiopia, children under 5 years of age die in large numbers because of the dirty and contaminated water. Having access to clean and safe water can improve the health and well-being of all members of a community and give them the opportunity to start living again. For women, traditionally responsible for collecting water for their families, it would mean no longer being forced to travel to remote areas putting their lives at risk. It would mean having the time to cultivate the fields or work to support their families, while children and adolescents can focus on their studies. In this regard, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has launched an appeal to bring water to all corners of the world, build a supply system for communities, provide filters to purify water and protect the health of refugee families. (AP) (Agenzia Fides 16/05/2014)
- 2015-10-30 - Project for women and vulnerable children in the Somali region
- 2015-10-19 - The Bishop Emeritus who chose the mission: "A simple missionary, without any other titles"
- 2015-09-24 - The Episcopal Conferences of Africa obtain observer status at the African Union
- 2015-09-21 - The story of a missionary: "Making Jesus present among poor people who struggle to get by"
- 2015-08-24 - Caritas builds four schools for 4,800 South Sudanese refugees
- 2015-07-31 - “Print your Future” : Graphic Art for very vulnerable young people
- 2015-04-24 - The Bishops: "We plead to the human traffickers who are tricking the youth to leave their country through illegal means to stop their acts"
- 2015-04-14 - Easter resurrection and the birth of twins in one of the most forgotten areas in the world
- 2015-03-11 - A primary school for children in Hosanna
- 2015-02-24 - AFRICA/ETHIOPIA – First step for a representative of the Catholic Church at the African Union