Tuesday 6 August 2019

Save the Children Hosts Cash Working Group Meeting


On July 30, 2019, the Ethiopia Cash Working Group comprising UN Agencies and International NGOs held its monthly meeting at Save the Children Country Office.  Save the Children is a leading agency, steering member and co-chair for the Group since January 2019.

Tuesday 6 August 2019

Afar Regional Health Bureau Recognizes Save the Children for support on Pastoral Health Extension Program

Monday 8 July 2019

A Life-saving Conversation: Beyenech’s story

The remnants of poverty are visible on Beyenech’s face, a mother to two-year old Selam who lives in Tahtay Koraro Woreda, western Tigray. Despite years of hardship, Beyenech exudes great hopefulness as she tells her story. “I am a single mother,” she begins, “Selam is my only child. I work at the village mill to support her.”

Wednesday 29 May 2019

A Safer Walk to Clean Water Source: Deka’s Story

Deka Hassan Edin, 15, lives in Halo-luko, a village in MoyaleWoreda of Dawa zone in Somali region, Ethiopia. Like many women and girls in her village, Deka fetches water from a hand dug well that Save the Children rehabilitated in October 2018 through its Emergency Response Mechanism in Ethiopia (ERM) project.The hand dug well was out of order for quite some time, and that led to constant and acute water shortage in the area with residents using water from the unsafe and unclean Harbora pond some eight kilometers away from Deka’s village.

Wednesday 29 May 2019

Tears of sorrow and joy: Abdi’s Story

Abdi,13, is one among the many children separated from their families during the armed conflict between ethnic Oromo and Somali communities in Dawa zone of the Somali Regional State in Ethiopia. Like so many innocent and helpless children in his village and the surroundings, he was caught in the middle of the cross fire and had no other option but run for his life not knowing where to seek refuge and assistance. One of the nights when his home and the entire Odadima, his village in Mubarak Woreda of Somali’s Dawa zone, was shaking from explosions and gun fires, he ran away from home.