15,998,000 trees planted 

159,980 workdays created

Project Status

In mid 2015, our work in Ethiopia was placed on hold. The good news is that prior to this, Eden was able to complete the work at the original Udo Escarpment and Sidama Highlands sites. We are now looking for new partner groups in Ethiopia who share our values to care for the poor and the environment.

Tesfaye's Story: Reversing a Destructive Past

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Wait for it….Check out what happens about 20 seconds in…..mind boggling. What this woman does is amazing, but its a hard way to make a living. Eden is providing jobs that are lifting people out of poverty by providing them with a regular income. Their efforts are restoring their land and the fair and dependable income is restoring their lives.

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What does Eden do?  The most basic answer, of course, is that we plant trees. But is it really that simple?  

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I had another amazing day with Ethiopian villagers, REST leaders, and the Eden leadership team in the remote village of Senale. 

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Meet the staff

Meskerem “Meski” Cherinet

Interim National Project Director

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Southern Region Director


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Thomas Launer

International Director of Ethiopia

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