Toilets & Domestic Violence

World Toilet Day: On November 19th, fifty 5th graders at Skyline Elementary in Tacoma learned the valuable lesson that not all toilets are created equally.

Students learned how sanitation is vital for health and wellbeing, and yet 40% of the world’s population do not have access to anadequate toilet.

Students hung posters in school bathrooms and hallways to educate their fellow peers on why we should all be thankful for our precious toilets. Thank you Toilet for being there for me!

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women: On November 25th, hundreds of men, women and children as well as municipal representatives and local doctors from 15 rural villages in Bolivia came together to celebrate International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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The event, which was led by the 45 community health promoters trained by Etta Projects, included presentations and songs from health promoters and male leaders, traditional dances by women and children and a large march where all the attendees chanted the rights of women.

New messages about gender equality and human rights rang through the villages on this important day! Etta would be so proud of these empowered women finding their voice and the men open to the possibilities of change! All great movements start with a few people in every community and in this one their signs read " Stop the violence against women".

Celebrate the holidays with Etta Projects!

Give a gift that gives back!

Inspire your friends and family during the Holiday Season with the gift of clean water, improved sanitation and better health to benefit people living in poverty in rural Bolivia.

  • Purchase a photo greeting card for a $25 share in school gardens or ecolatrines and we, or you, can mail it to anyone you designate. Allow us 2 days to get it into the mail. Order on our website here.


  • Come check out Etta Projects’ Christmas Tree Lot! We’re open two more Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through December 21. We have beautiful locally cut trees of every kind, hot cookies, coffee & hot chocolate, Bolivian artisan products and a setting that your kids and dogs will absolutely love. Get directions.
  • Donate that junker car or boat and we get 70-80% of the proceeds.
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  • Order a gift card or tribute card from our social media partner Global Giving. When Etta Projects is chosen as beneficiary, our projects get 85%.

Don’t wait - fill out your end-of-the-year donation forms or visit our website. 
Make your tax-deductible gift today and create real change for rural Bolivia. Etta Projects can also accept stock, property and any old thing in your closet and you will get the tax deduction.