Plan Ethiopia affirms pledge to improve children lives
Plan Ethiopia has reaffirmed its commitment to improving the lives of children through partnership with various actors. Plan Ethiopia Country Director David Throp said the organisation in collaboration with its partners has been carrying out a range of child centred community development projects in health, education, and livelihood sectors, among others.
Choosing education over marriage
Ethiopia has one of the highest rates of early marriage in the world, but educating girls can cause these rates to decline as they will be empowered to have an active voice in decision making.
4,000 children run to end violence in schools
For the third year running, Plan opened the Great Ethiopian Children's race, which saw more than 4,000 children run 1.4km through the centre of Addis Ababa to raise awareness of Plan's global campaign to end violence in schools.
Ethiopia drought: A mother's plea
22/08/2011 (Ethiopia, 1.12 mins)
Meet Meselech - a 30-year-old mother struggling to feed her 5 malnourished children through the drought in southern Ethiopia.
Half will go hungry unless rich nations act now
The UN says it needs US$2 billion for the drought crisis but only half has been pledged, blogs Plan's disaster response policy coordinator Unni Krishnan from Ethiopia.