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

In Honor of Women in Maji


I set out to start a non-profit organization to better lives in the subsistence farming community of Maji.  I soon learned that everything I do for the community impacts women disproportionately. This is partly because women touch every part of the life of a farming family. The men in Maji plow, plant and harvest. Their wives grow vegetables, herbs and fruit in the homestead garden; bear and raise children; care for aging members of the family; carry water and wood; provide food; take produce to local markets on foot; and help their husbands in the fields. It’s not hard to [...]

In Honor of Women in Maji2024-01-08T22:55:22+00:00
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