International Development Enterprises Ethiopia uses a market-based approach to development. By stimulating market systems, IDE Ethiopia helps rural poor farmers act as micro-entrepreneurs and earn income.
IDE Ethiopia has partnered with local manufacturers and distributors to provide farmers with pumps, irrigation systems, and other agricultural inputs that increase their harvests and boost their income. IDE Ethiopia’s current portfolio of products includes treadle pumps, rope-and-washer pumps, and drip irrigation systems.
Extreme Affordability students collaborated with IDE Ethiopia on water well drilling technologies.