What-We-Do Where-We-Do - Rotary 4-way Test

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What-We-Do Where-We-Do - Rotary 4-way Test

  1. 1. What We Do Where We DO Rotary 4-Way Test Presentation for Rotary Alamo @ Round Hill Country Club, Alamo California April 15, 2009 Sophia Bekele BS. MBA,CISA,CCS,CGEIT, PHF CEO, CBS International
  2. 2. DotConnectAfrica.org
  3. 3. My passion www.sophiabekele.com UNICT, UNGAID, UNECA
  4. 4. Rotary 4-Way Test 1. Is it the TRUTH? 2. Is it FAIR to all concerned? 3. Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? 4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned? “Yes we can”! - Sophia Bekele, Paul Harris Fellow, PHF DotConnectAfrica.org
  5. 5. Solar cooking efforts In Ethiopia Climate is hot Close to Equator – Solar power Predictable Sunshine DotConnectAfrica.org
  6. 6. THE Rotary and Water HUNGER PROJECT ETHIOPIA Jaldu Water Project DotConnectAfrica.org Rotary Club of Addis Ababa
  7. 7. The immediate mission of The Hunger Project in Ethiopia (THP-E) is to support the poor rural communities of Ethiopia in their effort to end hunger on a sustainable basis and reduce poverty through integrated rural development activities focusing: • on increased agricultural production, • improved access to education and health, • and economic diversification based on genuine participation of the people. DotConnectAfrica.org Rotary Club of Addis Ababa
  8. 8. The Hunger Project in Ethiopia is committed to empowering people to: • create permanent community-wide solutions to the problem, • identifying and utilizing an accurate framework of thinking, • and pioneering strategies and actions that will enable humanity to create a new future – a future free from hunger. DotConnectAfrica.org Rotary Club of Addis Ababa
  9. 9. Jaldu Water Project THP in Ethiopia is implementing an  integrated rural development project in 5 Kebeles in Jaldu Woreda, Interventions include food security, basic  education & health, micro credit, empowerment of women, and, more to the point here… Access to safe and adequate water, with  Rotary assistance. DotConnectAfrica.org Rotary Club of Addis Ababa 9
  10. 10. Jaldu Proj. Contd. Sanitation: Awareness raising • training, provision of pit latrines for each household Construction of two cattle troughs, • sufficient for a total live stock population of about 2300. DotConnectAfrica.org Rotary Club of Addis Ababa
  11. 11. Project Details The potable water project involves development of springs and the drilling of shallow wells to supply 15 villages (pop.18,500), with safe and adequate water supply system, complete with cattle troughs and pit latrines. DotConnectAfrica.org Rotary Club of Addis Ababa
  12. 12. Most of the water consumed by the communities is contaminated exposing them to water borne diseases like diarrhea and amoebic dysentery. DotConnectAfrica.org Rotary Club of Addis Ababa
  13. 13. The villagers are prepared to support implementation with local materials such as stone sand and eucalyptus poles and labor, and raise 20% of the cost. DotConnectAfrica.org Rotary Club of Addis Ababa
  14. 14. Jaldu villagers building their health and education facilities Jaldu Community discussing water and other projects DotConnectAfrica.org Rotary Club of Addis Ababa
  15. 15. WASHING CLOTH AT SPRING CATTLE SHARING SPRING DotConnectAfrica.org Rotary Club of Addis Ababa
  16. 16. QUEUEING AT SPRING OPEN SPRING SUBJECT TO CONTAMINATION Rotary Club of Addis Ababa DotConnectAfrica.org
  17. 17. Estimates, Supervision Feasibility study has determined • that the first phase would cost USD 99,500, while the second and final phase would cost USD 77,520. • Expert advise and Supervision would be provided by the water resources dept of the Local Govt. DotConnectAfrica.org Rotary Club of Addis Ababa
  18. 18. Conclusion Poverty Disease and Hunger cycle can be • broken by access to water and sanitation. Both quantity and quality of water are • important in improving water for nature, water for drinking and cooking, water for food security, water for health, water for prosperity. DotConnectAfrica.org Rotary Club of Addis Ababa
  19. 19. Conclusion, cntd Partnership with THE HUNGER PROJECT will be important in ensuring realization of the water supply project on time and within budget. DotConnectAfrica.org Rotary Club of Addis Ababa
  20. 20. The second largest hydroelectricity dam in sub-Saharan Africa. • BBC Coverage: • Gilgel Gibe III hydroelectricity project TBC in 2012. • High as 240 metres - the tallest of its type anywhere in the world holding back a reservoir 150 kilometres long. • The dam will provide 1800 megawatts of electricity. That will more than double the country's current generating capacity in one hit DotConnectAfrica.org
  21. 21. Tribute to Rotarian Ato Bekele Eshete by his family
  22. 22. Thank You for listening ? Does What-We-Do Where-We-Do pass Rotary 4-Way Test DotConnectAfrica.org Rotary Club of Addis Ababa

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