Blog: Dida Hara

Visions Become Reality

Didi Hara Village, Ethiopia

 

The Didi Hara Village Agricultural Group are working hard to get a very good harvest. Last year, they suffered a severe drought but still earned 17,000 birr (around $600). This good result encouraged them to expand their farmland to produce even more product.

 

A Widow's Hope

Didi Hara Village, Ethiopia

A widow living in Didi Hara Village, Dire is a 26-year-old mother of two children. Her husband died three years ago in a tribal clash some distance from their village. Afterwards, life was very hard and raising her children was a great challenge for her.

 

Growing Ambition

Didi Hara Village, Ethiopia

 

As a respected woman in Didi Hara Village, Dido leads the great coffee ceremony. She is very proud of what the women in the agricultural group did in the irrigation field. Dido has enough income to support her family, but during the discussion with the women, she grew very interested in GHNI’s Transformational Community Development (TCD) program.

 

Getting Ahead of the Pests

Didi Hara Village, Ethiopia

 

A few months ago, in Dida Hara Village, the irrigation field was affected by pests and they lost almost three hectares of vegetables and fruit trees. Thankfully, the government agriculture office has provided pesticide and other technical support. In the future, if this kind of problem happens, they will hopefully be able to better protect the irrigation field.

 

Transfer of Knowledge

Didi Hara Village, Ethiopia

 

Haleke is 32 years old and lives in Didi Hara Village. Haleke is currently leading the Transformational Community Development (TCD) Wellness Group. He is also teaching many of the TCD lessons to the villagers.

 

Bountiful Growth and Savings!

Didi Hara Village, Ethiopia

 

It has been a very hard time for the southern Borana people here in Didi Hara Village the last two years. The drought was very hard. Many villagers lost many cows and goats.

 

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