ActionAid is a global movement of people working together to further human rights and defeat poverty for all.


  • Location: - It is found in the South Nations, Nationalities & Peoples’ Regional State
  • Distance:- 602 kms south of Addis Ababa, the national capital
  • Period of establishment: - March 2003
  • Area coverage:- The DA operates in one district/woreda
  • Current engagement:- Food Security & Emergencies, Education, Women Development & Primary Healthcare & HIV/AIDS
  • Size of population with whom the DA works:-  155,748 (76,623 female)