Peter Bachmann Foundation
The foundation celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2000.
Every person has weight, every life is weighty. There are so many places in the world, where this simple truth has been forgotten, for instance in Ethiopia, Read more [...]
Life's dreams become reality - the example of Maregu, a shepherd in Lalibela.
The beginnings of the life of Maregu Hunegnaw, 28, are hardly different from infinitely many other people in the countryside. Maregu was born in a village outside Lalibela Read more [...]
Yossy and Abel - the pillars of PBF in southern Ethiopia
PBF has also carried out numerous projects in the South for a decade to change the lives of many people. This would never have been possible without the suggestions and active, competent help of Read more [...]
PBF Village "Laudato Si" - a stopover with the participation of the authorities
On May 6, 2023, the responsible authorities of Lalibela, social workers, those responsible for PBF and some future residents met at the newly and soon to be completed two Read more [...]
Assefa Derese opens a veterinary clinic in Lalibela
Ethiopia is a country with large numbers of livestock, especially cattle. However, health maintenance is difficult due to the lack of veterinary clinics and veterinarians. This is particularly true Read more [...]
Groundwater project in Gashena
This project by PBF is a reminder of the water scarcity in Africa and above all a catastrophic situation that is getting worse and worse. As populations there continue to grow and the climate crisis robs the continent of Read more [...]
Goats to fight poverty in Durame, southern Ethiopia
Many families are affected by extreme poverty, especially in the rural areas of the Durame region. Yossy and Abel, take care of this problem. They are brothers and have been very involved with PBF for Read more [...]
A light for the Easter festival of Fasika
In the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church, Easter is called Fasika - a "real feast" is the literal translation. 55 days lasted the very strict fasting period. We needed animal food again. This is also expressed Read more [...]
Examples show how compassion and concrete action change the situation of individuals
I accompanied Peter Bachmann almost daily during his two-month stay (January and February) in Addis Ababa at the small convent of the Franciscan nuns in Bole. I saw Read more [...]
PBF community based health insurance support, Lalibela, Norther Ethiopia and Fuga community Boditi, southern Ethiopia
Ethiopia is one of the fastest growing countries in Africa, having more than 120 million people (the second most-populous in Africa). Read more [...]
Shelter and dignity : Laudato Si is the name of a new settlement in Lalibela.
The construction of houses for destitute people continues with "Laudato Si". For 17 years PBF has been working to help people without shelter in Lalibela. Neglected by the Read more [...]