Ethiopian Women Lawyer Association (EWLA)

Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association (EWLA) is a women’s organization with over six branch offices but with its head office in Addis Ababa. Its main objectives include; eliminate all forms of legal and traditional sanctioned discrimination against women, ensures equal treatment of women with men in education, employment and access to public services and bennefits as well as advocates for remedial and affirmative measures for women to redress accumulated consequences of discrimination. It works on a number of areas such as legalaid, research and public education.


Circus in Ethiopia for Youth and Social Development

Circus in Ethiopia was established to contribute to the national effort in creating awareness and bring behavioural change in relation to HIV/AIDS, gender issues and other cross cutting issues. Circus Ethiopia currently conducts a number of projects including; circus art development, information, communication and education/behavioural change communication approach, youth support programs and capacity building

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Network for Ethiopia Women Associations (NEWA)

NEWA is a non–profit, non-partisan, non-confessional, and non-governmental organization. It is involved in empowerment of Ethiopian women and advocates for their involvement in decision making.


Union of Ethiopian Women Charitable Associations (UEWCA)

UEWCA is working for the improvement of economic and social status of women/girls and children and is focused on economic empowerment by creating access for women to income generating activities.


Action Professionals Association for People (APAP)

APAP is engaged in the facilitation of basic socioeconomic services to the poor and marginalized through Community based organizations (CBOs) and other pertinent stakeholders.

Multi-Purpose Community Development (MCDP)

MCDP focuses on the improvement of the lives of children and women through integrated development programs with the participation of the community.


New Millennium Hope Development Organisation (NMHDO)

The New Millennium Hope Development Organization (NMHDO) is an indigenous, non – governmental, for non– profit making, humanitarian organization established in 2006. NHMDO exists to ensure that Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC), destitute Girls and Women have access to basic services through working closely with communities, local administration, CBOS, likeminded NGOs and GOs and other stakeholders


Good Samaritan Association (GSA)

GSA is a local nongovernmental non profit making and non religious volunteer organization established in December 1996 with its headquarters at Addis Ababa. The organisation works to address the Ethiopian women and marginalized sections of the population to become free from poverty and their attainment of acceptable standard heath and education service. It exists to work towards achieving improved quality of life of the most marginalized and discriminated segment of the community through participatory, integrated development initiatives, health education basic skill training and other development schemes.


Mujejegwa Loka Women Development Association (MLWDA)

Mujejeguwa Loka Women Development Association (MLWDA) was established in 1996 when it started working on community health related issues of Gumuz Women and advocacy to enable women deliver in their homes, challenging a harmful practice of giving birth in forests. The association strives to empower the Gumuz people socially, economically, and politically and the protection of rights of children. Its mission is to promote gender equality for the protection of the rights of women and children and advocate for the protection and rehabilitation of the environment.


Love for Children Organisation (LCO)

LCO was established in 1999 and fights for ensuring children’s wellbeing and is working to bring out lasting improvements up on their lives through strengthening institutions to support them and take actions.


Association for Women’s Sanctuary and Development (AWSAD)

AWSAD was established in with a mission to promote the social wellbeing and economic independence of women through providing psychosocial support and strengthening the economic and social status of women.


Siiqqee Women’s Development Association (SWDA)

Siiqqee Women’s Development Association (SWDA) is a non-for-profit organization is founded by a committed Ethiopian woman with the strong conviction that poor women can control their livelihoods and their futures when assisted in their self-help efforts and ultimately empowered. With time, other men and women sharing the same vision voluntarily joined the Association. It was established to enable disadvantaged women, girls and children improve, their social & and economic Well Being and develop their capacity as active, productive and respected Members of their communities


Beza Organising Association of Women in Need

Mothers and Children Multisectoral Development Organisation

Doba Integrated Development Organization (DIDO)

Doba Integrated Development Organization (DIDO) is Ethiopian resident charity organization, legally registered by charity organizations and association’s agency, bearing a certificate number 0458 to implement community based projects.

Goal: Contribute towards improving the living standard of poor and marginalized children, women/girls with disabilities and their families through community based approach.

Head Office: Addis Ababa
Contact Person: Demeke Asfaw Position:-