During the campaign, 1.1 million Birr was collected in various ways.
5 January, 2023: Great Ethiopian Run, in its Running for a Cause campaign, held a fundraiser for three charities this year in collaboration with the Ministry of Women and Social Affairs.
As part of the 2022 Sofi Malt Great Ethiopian Run International 10km, Great Ethiopian Run collected 1 million birr from various individuals and organizations as planned and donated it to 3 charities, namely Mizizigwa Loka in Benishangul Gumz region; Imagine One Day, which works on gender equality and children’s rights and Action for Development, which focuses on areas of the country that lack the rains and were not accessible to development, have benefited an amount of 350,000 ETB each. The money was collected from various business organizations, families and participants of the Great Ethiopian Run, as well as Ethiopians and foreigners living abroad.
Out of the 22 years staging the biggest road race in Africa, Great Ethiopian Run has been working in Ethiopia for the past 18 years by collecting donations and helping and encouraging various organizations working on charity. Great Ethiopian Run will continue to strengthen and work on this annual Running for a Cause campaign in the future.