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Kedija outside her house, Ethiopia

Kedija's struggle as drought ravages Ethiopia

Vital food and seed distributions are helping thousands of people like 38-year-old Kedija to survive drought caused by El Niño – the global weather phenomenon that has left more than 10 million people needing food assistance across Ethiopia.

Alemayehu, 14, is a member of a boys’ club supported by Plan International

Men speak out about FGM

Plan International Ethiopia is working alongside communities to end FGM. As a result, boys and men are taking action to protect girls from harmful practices. 

Sarah* with her son in Kule refugee camp, Ethiopia

Meet Sarah: A young refugee looking to a bright future

Having fled conflict in South Sudan and suffered sexual violence, Sarah is now looking to start an education in the refugee camp where she lives, with support from Plan International.

Plan International staff member wearing t-shirt reading 'End child marriage. Educate the girl. Make a difference.'

A Piece of Paper to Escape Early Marriage

This short documentary, filmed in the Shalo district of Lalibela in Ethiopia, shows how our partnership with Addis Development Vision (ADV) to eradicate gender-based violence and education exclusion, is having a positive impact on girls and young women in the community.

Village Savings & Loans Associations change lives

Plan International Ethiopia is committed to helping families improve their economic status, and works hard to enable communities to have access to schemes such as Village Savings & Loans Associations (VSLAs).

“Being a girls’ ambassador boosts my confidence”

Plan International Ethiopia is using its expertise to ensure that girls fulfil their full potential in education. Our Girls Empowerment through Education project encourages girls to become ambassadors in their schools.

Our results to date
  • 17,490
    people in the areas where we work gained access to safe water and better sanitation facilities.
  • 316
    households affected by flood and hailstorms received seed to restore their livelihoods
  • 1,996
    people were trained in school governance, child protection and how to tackle violence

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Key contacts
Manoj Kumar

Manoj Kumar

Country Director, Plan International Ethiopia
Gujeni Building, Kirkos Sub-City
Kebele 05/06/07, House Number 1069
5696 Addis Ababa
+251-114-670176 up to 81