We work with local partners and the most vulnerable communities in Addis Ababa and Eastern Ethiopia to empower children and their families to lead a healthy, dignified life through a range of education, health and livelihood initiatives.
Underpinning all of our work is a belief in strong communities and human potential.
Ethiopia is a landlocked country in the Horn of Africa with a rapidly growing population of more than 91 million people. Despite its rich heritage and recent economic progress, Ethiopia is one of the poorest countries in the world, ranking 173rd out of 189 countries on the UN Human Development Index.
Ethiopia today is a country still faced with widespread poverty and lack of opportunity for its people, especially the young.
There are more than 91 million people in Ethiopia.†
There are more than 5 million orphans in Ethiopia.
Approximately 30% of Ethiopians are unable to meet basic nutritional needs.
How Hope For Children Makes a Difference
Has a strategically focussed yet holistic approach that addresses the needs of target groups, including access to and provision of quality education, health services and livelihood support.
Empowers staff and communities to take the lead in community-led development.
Are always respectful and inclusive in the way we carry out our work and share information.
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On the fourth floor of a dilapidated building in a compound set back from a busy Addis Ababa road, the sound of whirring from a sewing machine vibrates between the wooden partition walls of a small workshop.