Africa Interactive video with RiPPLE Ethiopia


Africa Interactive was founded by three Dutchies with a passion for Africa in 2006. They aim to show the exisiting opportunities the continent has to offer by making video documentaries, together with local organisations.

RiPPLE and HCS are local partners of the Ethiopia WASH Alliance. A few months ago they started with the production of a video. This project is part of DWA 2011 achievements that have been implemented by Harerge Catholic Secretariat (HCS) in Chinaksen district in Dawe Kora peasant association (Kebele), Eastern Ethiopia. The technology types are sand dam and subsurface dam with an annual storage capacity from 3,000-5,000 m3. The role of RiPPLE is providing technical support, training, monitoring and evaluation.

Below you can view the video:

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Eskinder: ‘I am technical person in rainwater harvesting, working in the WASH sector since 11 years. I have been working with RAIN Foundation for the last four years as the focal person for RAIN‚Äôs interventions (such as implementation of rainwater harvesting (RWH), capacity building on Rain Water Harvesting (RWH), promotion of RWH, policy engagement practices and research & development on RWH) in Ethiopia and now I am a Senior Officer of Rainwater Harvesting Capacity Center (RHCC) at RiPPLE.’

Eskinder Feleke works as Senior Officer at RiPPLE Ethiopia