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ActionAid amasses awards
During their March 8 celebration , West and East Azernet Berbere woredas showered AAE with gifts and certificates of recognition. Both East and West Azernet Berbere woredas awarded AAE for its...
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 10:17
TX Foundation for Ilfeta school expansion
Kids, women, men and government people in Ilfeta woreda turned out welcoming the TX Foundation team that pledged a support of over 4.6 million birr in support of promoting accessibility and quality...
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 09:34
Women Watch Group as leadership pathway
Ajebie Selassie, 27, lives in Agalometi Woreda of Benshangul Gumuz Region. She was born and raised in Shemalo Kono Kebele in Agalometi District. She is married and has two children. Earlier, Ajebie...
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 15:51
Aberu no more vulnerable
Women growing resilient against shocks ActionAid’s project “Sustainable Livelihood for women and their families” succeeded in transforming 5107 women from acute poverty to decent leaving in Ofla...
Monday, March 28, 2016 - 16:02
Enabled against challenges
Mima Abagissa is a member of Birhan Saving and Credit Cooperative in Yem Special woreda. She is also one of the leaders of the Women Watch Groups in the Area. Both community based institutions are...
Monday, March 28, 2016 - 10:58
ActionAid at a cooperatives exhibition
ActionAid participated in the 3rd National Cooperatives Exhibition and Bazar organized by the Federal Cooperatives Agency, 12 to 16 February 2016. ActionAid was among the organizations who...
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 12:40
Yem Women Capacitated
Over the last 26 years, ActionAid Ethiopia has been working with women and girls living in poverty to change their situations of powerlessness at household and community levels. It has also been...
Friday, July 3, 2015 - 17:09
Fekerte motivated and encouraged
Fekerte Kinfe, 13, is a girl student of grade 7 at Awurada Primary School at Decha Woreda, Southern Region of Ethiopia. She is one of the mini media club members and unrecognized outstanding female...
Friday, July 3, 2015 - 16:55
ActionAid project becomes a model partner
As an organisation championing grassroots women leadership, the Dalocha Women Water Development Association (DAWWDA) grew from being a project to become a development partner for ActionAid. The 16...
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 19:38
Women leading in economic development
Birhan (‘light’) Women Saving and Credit Cooperatives Union is one of the community based organizations in Yem Special Woreda of the Southern Stated, Ethiopia. The union was established...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 12:25
A girl who makes a difference
Birtukan Ayele, is the first college graduate from her community of the Menja minority social group in one of the Dawro remote villages in southern Region. Members of her social group, hunters...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 17:46
A WOW! from Yem: Farmers’ Union buys a track
AAE supported Yem Tebaber farmers’ cooperative union buys its first track with a carrying capacity of 70 quintal at a total cost of 900, 000 birr. The three year-old union bought the track using its...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 17:22
Staff meeting ponders on sexual harassment
AAE head office staff third quarter meeting was held 8 August 2014 with sexual harassment policy and related discussions dominating the session. The meeting started with address by AAE Country...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 16:54
Beekeeping as economic alternative: The case of Decha
Smallholder farmers in Decha woreda of the SNNPS engage in traditional backyard beekeeping to supplement earnings from agricultural produce. However, the practice has been hardly rewarding with low...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 15:28
Water supply gladdens women
At the beginning of the CCDP, water borne diseases represented one of the deadly diseases in Yem Special Woreda. Women and children spent considerable time fetching water from the distant rivers....
Friday, July 3, 2015 - 17:07