Clean Water

Clean Water

Thank you donors – Video


Maji Development Coalition (MDC) is a small but mighty nonprofit. We are bringing safe water, solar power and women's development to a remote corner of rural Ethiopia. " We've brought solar lighting and phone charging to almost a 1,000 homes that were dark when the sun went down. We provided solar and gravity-fed safe water systems to almost 4,000 people. We solarized a hospital serving a population of 60,000 so it could open. Women's self-help groups are forming and starting to earn money for the participants. Our Ethiopian water engineer exclaimed, "You are the answer to many mothers' prayers!" In this video, [...]

Thank you donors – Video2024-01-24T18:54:55+00:00

August Update


Ato Markos reported from rural Maji District this week. At the end of May, work actually began, and this week the crew unspooled pipe and ran it down the hillside to waiting communities. Markos texted, “The people cheered with joy!” I’m going to give you a photo-rich report of the wonderful and shocking progress that the construction crew, led by Ato Markos (MDC Program Manager) and Wzt Helen (District Water Engineer), accomplished in the last three months. But first, let me say that this only happened because Ato Markos pushed and pushed thanklessly behind the scenes for two years, without any [...]

August Update2024-01-08T22:55:19+00:00

Update: Siski and Adikas Clean Water Project


Fifty percent of our global citizens and neighbors don't have access to clean water. What a shocking fact that is! This number includes most of the population of the rural Maji District. You may remember that one of MDC's earliest interventions was that we replaced the burnt-out pump at the Maji Town well. We followed up with a solar array to replace the dirty, expensive, and broken-down diesel pump. This returned about 3500 men, women, and children to drinking clean well water, instead of having to visit the trampled springs outside of town. Two years later, our project manager, Ato Markos, [...]

Update: Siski and Adikas Clean Water Project2024-03-08T12:51:54+00:00
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