I have mentioned numerous times how I miss the donkeys in Ethiopia. I have joked with my husband that we really should get one. Then I read an article from the Equine Chronicle about the importance of donkeys in Ethiopia.
Why are they so important?
The article states, “…at least 40% of households surveyed said donkeys helped reduce women’s work while all communities said equine animals were economically important for rural and urban communities for all wealth groups”.
Read more of the article here: http://www.equinechronicle.com/world-news/equines-provide-a-lifeline-for-struggling-communities-in-ethiopia.html