In Buluk community, like many remote villages in Ethiopia, girls spend a lot of their day on the endless task of fetching water. Sometimes they travel as much as four hours back and forth, with only river water available.
imagine1day Project Update February 2021
Over the last three years, imagine1day has partnered with the Costa Foundation to carry on the critical work of granting access to education for out-of-school children across Ethiopia.
2020 was a year full of challenges and opportunities, and as we carry on with our critical work across the country, 2021 is shaping up to be another such year.
The conflict that erupted on November 4, 2020 in the Tigray region of Ethiopia has led to immediate and large-scale internal displacement.
The Hulule Mojo Inclusive and Safe WASH project
“On the days I have to go and fetch water for my family, I am often late for school and arrive hungry, which means I can’t properly follow along in class or understand the lessons,” says Merium Abdi, 15.
Imagine1day paves the way to a new future through reunification and education
“It is like a dream, I still don’t believe I got back to my family,” says Genet reunited with her family after a year of separation.
Educate A Child (EAC), a program of Education Above All, is a global initiative launched by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser of Qatar, which aims to significantly reduce the number of children worldwide who are out of school.
Vancouver-based non-profit imagine1day, founded by Chip and Shannon Wilson, is honored by Ethiopian President as one of the most innovative charities in Ethiopia and its project promoted to 3500 charities as a best-practice approach.
Vancouver, Canada; 17 November 2015 – Vancouver-based charity imagine1day today announced a new initiative to tackle child marriage in more than 100 communities in Ethiopia, thanks to funding from the Embassy of Canada to Ethiopia and Government of Canada.
It’s not every day you meet young couples like Adam and Chloe. On top of bringing up their two young boys and building a sustainable food restaurant concept, they’ve become significant contributors to imagine1day on countless levels.