Posts Tagged ‘Ethiopia’

Aney Majock Kur’s Story: A South Sudanese Refugee in Ethiopia

Post a Comment » Written on December 31st, 2014     
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Week 8 Aney MajockFACT:

Since the beginning of 2014 the fighting in South Sudan has claimed more than 10,000 lives,1.4 million people have fled their homes, and 300,000 people have fled to neighboring countries. These include members of the 365 Covenant churches in



Gatwech and Nyayual’s Story: South Sudanese Refugees in Ethiopia

Post a Comment » Written on December 10th, 2014     
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Week 5 Gatwech and NyayualFACT:

Tierkitde, a camp in Ethiopia, hosts more than 37,000 South Sudanese refugees who came from the Upper Nile and Jonglei states of South Sudan. These refugees are mainly from the Nuer, Dinka, Shiluk, and Murlee tribes. The fighting has



Water Quiz

Post a Comment » Written on June 11th, 2014     
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BishiTapWhat is the difference between water points and a water pump? How much time is saved by having water close to your home? What is the dollar amount that saved time adds up to? How deep should a well be …


Continuous Improvement in Ethiopia

Post a Comment » Written on May 26th, 2014     
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Ethiopia Water 1st (8)In my economics class I learned that one aspect that defines a good organization is its ability to renew itself, to not get stuck in a rut but to be always looking to improve and change. Even in the area …


Water Brings Forth Life in Ethiopia

Post a Comment » Written on December 23rd, 2013     
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Covenant World Relief’s partner, Water 1st, has been active in Ethiopia over the last couple of years. They recently shared photographs and a story of one woman who has been greatly affected by a well project:

We first met