In the capital Addis Ababa, houses in slum areas are old and dilapidated and too narrow to accommodate families, where the health and dignity is compromised. Most families who live in dilapidated homes in slum areas share toilets that are also in very poor condition. 24% of the households do ...
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This fall 7 employees from Paprika, including myself, will be taking part in a trip to Ethiopia with Habitat for Humanity to work alongside local volunteers to assist in upgrading the living conditions of families living in slum areas.
With a population of over 3 million, 80% of Addis Ababa is considered slum area where solid wastes are usually disposed of into storm water, ditches, and sewers or rivers.
The water supply in the area accommodates only around 60% of the demand which leaves much of the population without any form of a toilet. Instead, most of the communities have to use shared pit latrines.
Please consider donating to this cause. The majority of the donation is for the team on the ground to invest in their programming, such as providing family support services, capacity building, and future construction costs.