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    A special moment in Adi Sibhat

    In a couple of days time we hope to share the wonderful news that water is flowing from the taps in Adi Sibhat.

    Before that moment I wanted to share with you another story which illustrates what a wonderful impact the project has made.

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    Tekele hopes for a brighter future

    Within moments of arriving in Adi Sibhat back in November we were joined by a young man called Tekele. Nothing was too much trouble for Tekele, he just wanted to be part of the team. Each morning when we arrived, Tekele was at the roadside to help us carry our equipment up to the village…. Read more »

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    Kasa – an Adi Sibhat hero

    One of the best things about The Big Pipe Project is the fact that the whole community has contributed so much. Young and old, men and women – everybody has done their share. Carrying and storing materials, laying pipes, taking part in the construction work or even learning basic plumbing. Everybody has done something apart… Read more »

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    An amazing place to tell a story

    Over the last few months we have been sharing the progress of the people and the project work in Adi Sibhat. While the landscape itself is challenging and the village is very remote, we have been made to feel welcome and the community have been happy to share their stories. Yared and Nigsty from our… Read more »

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    Tap stand and deliver

    While the hired masons and Kasa put the final touches to the reservoir, others in Adi Sibhat have been focusing on building one of the most important things of all: the tap stands. In Adi Sibhat there will be one tap stand with five taps. The structure is a simple stone block with four taps… Read more »

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    A moment to reflect

    Adi Sibhat is in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. It’s a deeply religious place. The Christian Orthodox faith plays a huge role in the culture and daily life of the community. The church plays a pivotal role in Ethiopian society Yared is actually employed by the Church’s own NGO, rather than a government agency. The… Read more »

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    The reservoir is nearly finished!

    Over the last few weeks since the harvest finished in Adi Sibhat attention has turned to getting the main construction tasks completed. The biggest job of all is building the reservoir. This stone and concrete cube is nearly 1.8 meters tall and will hold over 10,000 litres of water. The sheer weight of all that… Read more »

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