Tuesday 10 April 2018

Making a Difference - IFR Review of the Year 2017


By Owen Wild

Banks and issuers have donated more than £25.5m to Save the Children through the IFR Awards over 22 years. In 2017, IFR deputy editor Owen Wild visited projects in Ethiopia that have been beneficiaries of that support.

“Is this your first visit in Ethiopia?” John asked.

“It is our first visit to any Save the Children project,” I responded.

“Then you have been dropped in at the deep end,” he said. 

Tuesday 10 April 2018

Ethiopia Endorses First National Child Policy

Save the Children in Ethiopia actively participated in drafting and finalization of the National Child Policy that has been disseminated and familiarized among wider stakeholders at various levels.  The government has also expressed its commitment to develop the implementation strategy that would guide and take the policy forward. Save the Children has been part of the development of this strategy through providing technical and financial support to the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs to this end.

Monday 2 April 2018

Save the Children Calls for ‘O’ Class Scale Up in SNNP Region

Monday 2 April 2018

READ CO organizes “One Million Books for Reading” event in Fitche

Organized by READ CO, the USAID funded and Save the Children implemented project, the book event aimed to promote reading in schools and introduce supplementary reading titles made available by the project in 870 primary schools.

Monday 19 March 2018

We Cannot Complain about Water: Zeineb’s Story


In 2016, Zeineb Kayre Hussein, 40, was a pastoralist who always worked hard with her husband to sustain their decent livelihood from rearing their 200 shoats, 50 camels and 20 heads of cattle. One year on, here she is with her husband and their ten children in the Boholhagare temporary settlement for drought displaced people, losing all the livestock to the seemingly unending drought in Ethiopia’s Somali region.