BIG THANK YOU TO THE SEATTLE AREA’S ETHIOPIAN COMMUNITY “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Need proof? Consider the accomplishments of this small, thoughtful, committed—not to mention determined, hardworking, creative, big-hearted–group of friends: Aida Solomon Aman Siraj Assaye Abunie [...]
Volunteer plumbers Dom DiGregorio and Fred Volkers embark from Seattle today to join SAO volunteers in Ethiopia and to help bring safe plumbing and sanitation to the medical facilities in Addis. For more information about this landmark collaboration, visit the Plumbers Without Borders homepage.
The first wave of volunteers arrived in Addis over the weekend and is already hard at work. Visit our Facebook page to see the most recent updates and photos of volunteers and local doctors in action!
We are really pleased that the Ethiopian community is doing this for our group. One of our long standing goals has been to increase our ties with the local Ethiopians in Seattle. This event is the first time that community has — on their initiative– stepped up to help us. If you are free on [...]
Our next trip to Addis is now just a month away. Over 25 volunteers including anesthesiologists, surgeons, nurses, technicians, and plumbers are slated to travel to Ethiopia this fall. We are excited to announce that Mr. Domenico DiGregorio and Mr. Fred Volkers of Plumbers Without Borders will join us to volunteer their expertise in hygienic [...]