We facilitate housing improvements that result in healthier living environments for rural families and positive health outcomes. Metal roofing results in dry homes, fewer illnesses, and healthier families.

To have a dry home is one of the most significant improvements that can be made for a village family. Traditional homes in the countryside have grass roofing that often leaks during the rainy season. As well, the grass used for a roof is not sustainable because grasslands have been reduced by population growth and farm expansion.

When Project Ethiopia begins work with a new village, community elders and Project Ethiopia leaders determine who is most in need (i.e. widows, the sick, elderly, and orphans). These homes receive corrugated metal roofing sections once they have built and plastered the walls of their new home with the help of family and friends.

At a Glance

516 newly roofed homes

20 villages reached

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