Ethiopia

CARE started working in Ethiopia in 1984 in response to severe drought and famine that devastated the population and claimed the lives of nearly one million people. Since then, the organization’s activities have expanded to address the root causes of poverty and vulnerability.

In 2008, CARE Ethiopia’s office moved from a project-based approach to a more focused and strategic program-based approach. Over the eight years since that transition, CARE Ethiopia has implemented a series of programs with successful outcomes, while simultaneously impacting the policies and practices of government, serving as a thought leader amongst NGOs, and bringing transformative change to rural communities. These broader and deeper impacts go beyond the direct impacts of its programs and are a result of CARE Ethiopia’s overall country strategy, which enables CARE to design for scale.

CARE Ethiopia works in various sectors but has particularly targeted the following:

  1. Food Security and Resilience
  2. WASH
  3. Nutrition
  4. Sexual and Reproductive Health and
  5. Emergency Response as cross-cutting (focusing on the above sectors).
2/20/19

Climate Change Plays Major Role in Top 10 Underreported Humanitarian Crises of 2018, New CARE Report Shows

GENEVA (February 21, 2019) - Today the international aid organization, CARE, launched a new report highlighting the ten most underreported humanitarian crises of 2018.

7/19/18

Ethiopia: A Massive Crisis Off the International Radar

ADDIS ABABA (July 19, 2018) - Since the beginning of this year, over 800,000 people in Ethiopia have fled the violence.

4/26/18

Abdiboru

Project Name: Abdiboru

Donor: Gates Foundation

Partner: Government of Ethiopia and Addis Continental Institute of Public Health (ACIPH)

Duration: 2015-2020

Location: Ethiopia

4/26/18

TESFA

Project Name: Towards Economic and Sexual Reproductive Health Outcomes for Adolescent Girls (TESFA)

Donors: Nike Foundation; Johnson & Johnson

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