We work with local partners and the most vulnerable communities in Addis Ababa 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 105 million people. Despite its rich heritage and recent economic progress, Ethiopia is one of the poorest countries in the world, ranking 174th out of 188 countries on the UN Human Development Index 2016.
Ethiopia today is a country still faced with widespread poverty and lack of opportunity for its people, especially the young.
There are more than 105million 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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We are excited to introduce International Affairs intern, Marte Samuelstuen, who is spending the summer with us at our Head Office in Addis Ababa. We sat down with Marte to find out more about herself, and the programme she has travelled to Ethiopia with.
Our anti-trafficking program is based in Addis Ababa’s commercial centre – Addis Ketema. Here’s a snap from above of one of the bustling market streets!