Ethiopia

Teeem work in Tuli-Guleed

About 50 miles west of the Somalia border lies Tuli-Guleed, an impoverished community of a few thousand people, scarce resources and collective hope for a better world.

Life and Death At a Glance in Ethiopia

BIRTH

A baby in the USA is about 10 times less at risk of dying in childbirth

LIFE

A worker in the USA lives on a salary that on average is about 30 times greater than that of a worker in Ethiopia.

DEATH

A person in the USA typically dies about 20 years later than a person in Ethiopia.

Country

POPULATION

PER CAPITA INCOME

LIFE EXPECTANCY
(In Years)

INFANT MORTALITY RATE
(Live Births)

TOP 5 CAUSES OF DEATH

Ethiopia

101,000,000

$1,529

66 / 62

59 / 1000

HIV
Tuberculosis
Stroke
Cancer
Heart Disease

USA

319,000,000

$51,486

81 / 76

6.9 / 1000

Heart Disease
Cancer
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease
Accidents
Stroke

An in-patient at the health clinic, Sado is a 25-year-old woman suffering from malnutrition and anemia.

TEEEM Provides

Medical Care

With a mobile staff of doctors, nurses and a dentist, hundreds of very needy patients can be treated in a single day.

Economic Empowerment

With microloans, women run business cooperatives, and, as in the case of food production, all the enterprises benefit the community.

Education

Providing school supplies and reading material for today’s children and tomorrow’s future.