Friday 5 August 2016

Save the Children responds to the flood emergency in Somali Region

Save the Children, with funding and in-kind support from DFID and UNICEF, has provided Non Food Items (NFI) and WASH kits to people affected by flood in Somali region

Thursday 4 August 2016

The Hamer community says "We no longer tolerate violence against children"

Members of the Hamer community were gathered, along with three of their clan leaders, to declare their commitment to abandon the harmful traditional practices.

Wednesday 3 August 2016

The Candle, who burns for giving light for others

Moses Chuel Bal , 52 , is a teacher at one of the schools built by Save the Children, with the support from the European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) and Comic Relief , at Jewi Refugee Camp, Gambella, Ethiopia. He is from South Sudan and a refugee himself who worked as a teacher for 29 years. That was before the war broke out and changed everything for him and his family. They had no choice but flee to Ethiopia. He first came to a school ran by Save the Children to register his kids, he then informed the staff that he was a teacher. They accepted him after a test and an interview. He is now serving the children who ran away from war, some of them former child soldiers. He tells his story as follows.

Friday 8 July 2016


In a new Save the Children report 'Two Years of Drought Response in Ethiopia', the organisation sets out the context faced by Ethiopian families during the latest drought, the impact on that has had on families and communities in rural drought-affected areas, and what the organisation has been able to achieve with the funding it has raised from the international community in support of the Government’s response in health, food security and livelihoods, water and education sectors, working closely with the line Ministries of each sector and the Regional Governments of each affected area.

Thursday 30 June 2016

USAID/ENGINE gathers partners to share research findings and strengthen the nutrition cause in Ethiopia

USAID’s flagship nutrition project Empowering New Generations to Improve Nutrition and Economic opportunities (ENGINE) recently completed two large nutrition research studies. Save the Children with Tufts University and Jimma University held a two day research symposium from 27-28 June, 2016 at the Hilton hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to share the findings of these and other research studies conducted through ENGINE.