Health

Poverty makes ill – development is the best remedy

 

Health is the greatest wealth. Healthy people can attend school, work and lead an independent life.

But in some places a harmless disease can have catastrophic consequences:

In Ethiopia medical care is often miles and miles away. This is one of the reasons why every tenth child in Ethiopia dies before turning five.

(Source: Human Development Report 2013) Simple eye infections often lead to irreparable blindness. An infection, an injury or simple diarrhoea are serious threats. Measles, for instance, are a death sentence for many Ethiopian children. Unimaginable for us Europeans – but still everyday life in Ethiopian villages.

Help us today and save lives!

Little Were Anko together with his mother during vaccination

With 150 Euro 30 infants can be vaccinated and saved from terrible diseases.