Project period: 01 April 2019 – 30 April 2021
Project budget ETB 42,00,000.00
Project Beneficiaries: Assisted Voluntarily Returnees (AVRs)
Implementation sites: North Shewa, South Wollo, North wollo zone & Oromia zones of Amhara region and All Zones of Tigray region .
The overarching goal of the project is to provide holistic sustainable reintegration services for voluntary returnees. Expected results are:
- Provide economic reintegration to enable AVRs self-sufficiency;
- Provide Psychosocial reintegration services to ensure AVRs psychosocial welfare;
- Provide social reintegration schemes to ensure social stability of AVRs within their community;
The project addressed a total of 161 ( 110 M and 51 F ) project beneficiaries through vocational skill training and livelihood support to start their own business in Tigray region .In addition a total of 194 ( 166 M and 28 F) Beneficiaries also addressed with similar support in Amhara region.
Project duration: July 2011- February 2013
Project sites: South wollo zone Kombolcha and Kalu
Project budget: 1,650, 000.ETB
which was aimed at improving the livelihood of economically vulnerable women and girls by providing business skill training and seed money. Most of the IGA members have achieved remarkable results and changed their lives by engaging in profitable micro businesses. As part of this a total of 50 needy women’s and girls are addressed through livelihood support during the project duration.
Donor: Freedom Fund through GGI.
Project period: August 1, 2016 – March 31, 2023
Project budget: ETB 23,329,808.29
The ultimate goal of the project is to reduce abuse and exploitation of domestic workers in Middle East with associated results of generating improved understanding and practice of safer migration among source communities, developing and improving alternative economic alternatives for increased prevention and recovery and strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations to operate and influence systems to better prevent unsafe migration and empower migrant workers.
The primary target groups are women and girls particularly domestic workers, students, sex workers and returnees. This project is implementing in Kombolcha town and its surrounding; major project activities are: provide balanced information on migration and trafficking through community conversation, peer led small group discussions, forum drama, community wide events, radio program and IEC/BCC materials. Activities that are implementing regarding to economic empowerment are: vocational and skill trainings, establishing SHGs, provide seed money, support SHGs to engage in profitable micro-business, facilitate shade, work closely with relevant government sectors and provide regular technical support & the like, More importantly, tangible activities are being done to strengthen to make functional government structures regarding to combating unsafe migration and ensuring safe migration.
Donor: Plan International Ethiopia (PIE)
Project period: July 15, 2017 – August 15,2018, October 2019 – December 31,2020 and January 01, 2021 – June 30, 2023
Project budget: ETB 20,184,904.00
This project is designed to improve system responses towards Harmful Customary Practices (HCPs) focusing on early marriage by strengthening coordination among existing actors and promoting best practices and action learning. This project is building on already established systems and best practices to end early marriage, unsafe migration & other HCPs. The project is implementing in Kalu, kewot,Argoba and Mille woredas in collaboration with pertinent stakeholders.
The main targets of the project are children and community. To realize the objective of the project tremendous activities are planned to mention a few: a range of capacity building trainings are planned to anti HCP steering committee, FBOs, CBOs, law enforcing bodies, school clubs, and vital event committees and so on. To fill awareness gaps on early marriage various social mobilization activities are intended like: community conversation, peer education, using school mini-media and local radio, school campaign and community outreach, question and answer competition among students, publish and distribution IEC/BCC as well as scholastic and tutorial sessions will be provided for vulnerable children. More importantly, different activities will be done to strengthen evidence based learning and coordination in combating early marriage and unsafe migration as part of this we will work together with Wollo and Semera universities to conduct formative research.