Amhara


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a member of the Semitic speaking people of northern Ethiopia

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Meseret Hiwott was established in 2008 to support married adolescent girls and young women aged 10-24 in rural Amhara, the second largest region in Ethiopia and the one with the highest rate of early marriage.
Though many girls with fistula lack access to fistula repair service, the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital alone admitted as many as 1,200 fistula patients between October 2001 and September 2002 (MoH 2003; Council of the Amhara National State 2003; Ethiopia Demographic and Health Survey 2011).
Winner: Amhara Credit and Saving Institution (ACSI), Ethiopia
In the Amhara region where 85 percent of the Nile's flow stems from, some 850,000 people are dependent on food aid, according to the UN.
8 million Institutions: Amhara Credit and Savings Institution, Ethiopia; the Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD), the Philippines; Cashpor MicroCredit, India
There is no historical record of the ancient Egyptians finding life tedious, nor of Amhara tribesmen wandering the Ethiopian plateau in a state of utter tedium.
Tap into the tribal trend with the Amhara neckpiece.
Volvic has had a partnership with Unicef in Germany since 2005 through its 'one litre for 10 litres' on-pack campaign whereby, for every litre of water sold, the company supplies 10 litres of fresh water to the Amhara district of Ethiopia.
Meles enjoys little support from Ethiopia's two largest ethnic groups, the Oromo and Amhara.
An estimated 40 to 45 percent of the population belongs to the Ethiopian Orthodox Church (EOC), which is predominant in the northern regions of Tigray and Amhara.
The delegation, in collaboration with the Carter Centre, visited the Amhara National Regional State to help some 18 million people living in poverty in 167 districts across the region.
The three-year programme is aimed to treat 18 million individuals living under poverty in 167 districts across Amhara region.
The TESFA programme (meaning 'hope' in Amharic) started in 2010 in Amhara region, where there is the greatest level of child marriage.
A 321-kilometre (199-mile) line has been completed at a cost of $35 million between Gedaref power station and Ethiopia's Amhara state, SUNA reported.