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Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Embassy of Finland, Addis Ababa


P.O.Box 1017
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel. +251-11-4704390

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Success stories from Women with Disabilities Economic Empowerment Projects in Hawassa

Senait Melesse, EWDNA beneficiaryWomen with disabilities are often confronted by multiple oppressions as a result of their gender, disability, culture and poverty. However, with the injection of life skill trainings and a small amount of funds as a start-up for entrepreneurship, the women organized under EWDNA have been able to break the vicious cycle of oppression and poverty. About 15 to 20 women beneficiaries in Hawassa get the FLC support, which has increased their motivation to generate income and change their lives. More...

Finnish-funded General Education Quality Improvement Program (GEQIP-E) will launch in July 2018

Students will benefit from improved access to school books.The World Bank, together with development partners, including Finland, have supported the Ministry of Education in Ethiopia to substantially increasing the number of students enrolled in schools and improving the quality of education through contributions to the General Education Quality Improvement Program (GEQIP) I and II. More...

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