Ethiopia

Ethiopia Report, November 2017

By Samson Tsegaye Fall 2017 InStitch Ethiopia has a population of more than 100 million. More than 85% live in rural areas. Women have most of the household responsibilities. Women and girls in Ethiopia are strongly disadvantaged compared to boys and men in several respects, including literacy, health, livelihood, and basic human rights. They also suffer from low more...

Ethiopia 2017: New Partner, Solar Energy Foundation

[caption id="attachment_5057" align="alignright" width="300"] Ethiopia #1 in New Jersey[/caption] A Solar Energy Foundation (SEF) group based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is one of our new 2017 Sewing Peace partners. Their new program is entitled “Marginalized Women's Training on Sewing and Tailoring”. This Solar Energy Foundation project has the following goals: more...

Ethiopia

Partner: Solar Energy Foundation 72 sewing machines shipped since more...

Ethiopia Shipment Number 1, March 2017

Depending on our inventory and funding, Pedals for Progress / Sewing Peace is always looking for new partners. A good place to look is at the Convention of Laureates of the European Environment Foundation (EEF) in Freiburg, Germany. As an EEF Laureate, Dave attended the 2nd International Convention of Environmental Laureates in 2013. It was there that Dave met Samson more...