Program

Survey: Akaki Kality

As Ethiopia ACT is working to transform the lives of hundreds in the communities of Addis Ababa, it is crucial to identify the gaps and needs of the families before taking steps to intervene. Identifying these needs helps us to track and measure the impact Ethiopia ACT will bring to the communities. As you may…

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Family Advocates

A new and significant change in how ACT works is the creation of a new staff position we are calling Family Advocate.  Last year we realized that we were not keeping close enough connections with the families in the project. We often didn’t know what was happening medically or socially, and it became clear that…

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Lawayesh

LAWAYESH WONDE Before joining Ethiopia ACT five years ago, Lawayesh and her husband Kefyalew struggled in many ways. They had many financial and emotional problems, but more than anything because of their HIV/AIDS status, their health was declining rapidly. Once they were accepted into the Ethiopia ACT along with their nine year old daughter Rediet,…

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What are Basic Income Grants?

Undoubtedly, you’ve heard us mention “Basic Income Grants” that we distribute to certain beneficiaries of our program. While this is common language around the Ethiopia ACT office, we understand you may not have a full understanding of what this term means, why we would distribute such a thing, or how it is helpful in the…

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Amina

AMINA MOHAMMED Once without hope or support, Amina’s story is one of renewed health, hope, and the journey to self-sufficiency all possible through the mission of Ethiopia ACT! Twenty-one year old Amina was recently accepted to the Ethiopia ACT program. She was referred from local government office due to her dire economic need. When she…

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