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EMRDA Facilitated two Experience Sharing Visits Among Its target Woredas Involving Zonal ,Woreda Officials and Woreda & Kebele Councils

August 24, 2017 It is evident that EMRDA is implementing ESAP2 project since September 2013 to date. The project targeted 3 woredas namely Kersa, Thiro Afeta and Jimma Town in Oromia region with the aim of improving Education service delivery. Throughout the life span of the project, many remarkable achievements were witnessed as a result of strong collaboration [...] read more

EMRDA received 2nd prize Award and Certificate from the hands of FDRE Finance and Economic Development State Minster Dr. Abraham Tekeste.

May 8, 2017 The organization managed to effectively implement the bridging phase and yield significant education service improvements and area & sector scalability aspiration of this phase. Currently, the organization is executing the remaining planned project activities of the bridging phase and maintains regular and strict follow up on implementation of Joint Action Plans (JAPs) prepared by the [...] read more

ESAP2 EMRDA’s Best Practice Stories Published by Management Agency’s Annual Publication.

May 8, 2017 EMRDA has long lived documentation experience of Success Stories and Best Practices originated from its projects. Thus, ESAP2 project team has participated in MA’s 2016 annual “Communication and Documentation Award” in two categories. The categories are “Most Significant Change Story (MSCS)” and “Social Accountability Hero (SAC) Hero”.  2017 Communication & Documentation Competition was focused on [...] read more

EMRDA Signed ESAP 2 Bridging Phase Extension Agreement

May 8, 2017 ESAP 2 project aspires to contribute to the empowerment of communities and service providers in ensuring transparency and joint accountability in improving education service delivery. Accordingly, EMRDA has targeted  Thiro Afeta and Kersa Districts of Jimma Zone, Oromia Region in the first 2 years implementation phase (September 2013- December 2015).  During this execution period, EMRDA [...] read more

EMRDA successfully conducted its 30th General Assembly Meeting on 26 March 2017.

May 8, 2017 The 30th Annual General Assembly of the Ethiopian Muslim Relief and Development Association (EMRDA) was held on March 26, 2017 in UMA Hotel Conference Room in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The meeting was attended by including the General Assembly member over 50 participants from government offices, NGOs, Community Based Organizations, Journalists’, as well as representatives of [...] read more

EMRDA’s Board of Directors made three Monitoring and Evaluations and Project Site Supervision

April 4, 2017 EMRDA’s Board of Directors made three Monitoring and Evaluations and Project Site Supervision. Some of the projects that were supervised were “ENGINE 1000” project which focused on maternal and neonatal nutrition, ESAP2 and Daleti TVT center. The visits were increased the BDs awareness and understanding of EMRDA’s programs which as a result enhanced their commitment. [...] read more

EMRDA Technique and Vocational Training Center has get license

April 4, 2017 EMRDA Technique and Vocational Training Center has get license to operate Income Generation and Resource Mobilization activities. The license will benefit the center to independently operate with its own resource and widen its accessibility to create opportunities to local youths in increasing employment opportunities besides its regular community based philanthropic activities. The primary areas of [...] read more

EMRDA has renewed its agreement to implement ESAP2

April 4, 2017 EMRDA has renewed its agreement to implement ESAP2 as transition to ESAP3 for the period of 1 October 2013- 31 September 2017.  The project was aimed at empowering communities and service providers in ensuring transparency and accountability in improving education service delivery in 2 Woredas of Jimma Zone. The project was expected to benefit 4,070 [...] read more

EMRDA has continued the implementation of Global Fund project for the 9th year

April 4, 2017 EMRDA has continued the implementation of Global Fund project for the 9th year.  The project was aimed at benefitting 1379 Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) in HIV/AIDS counseling, mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDS on OVC through backing educational attainment and empowering community in project sustainability. The total project budget was Birr 7,147,424.00. Name of the [...] read more

EMRDA has signed an agreement with MOH

March 31, 2017 EMRDA has signed an agreement with MOH to conduct a project entitled “Reducing Barriers and Increasing Utilization of Reproductive, Maternal & Neonatal Health Services in 10 Woredas of Afar Regional State”. The project was expected to benefit 494,633 community members in three years project implementation period. The total project budget was Birr 28,234,539.00. Name of [...] read more

Haji Adane Mamuye: 1945 – 2014

January 24, 2014 Dear Partners and Colleagues, I am writing on behalf of EMRDA’s Board of Directors, staff and the family of our Founder and Executive Director, Haji Adane Mamuye, to express our grief for his sudden death on 13th January 2014. There are no words that can express our deep sorrow for his passing. Haji Adane was [...] read more

12 ABE centers in Afar Region being finalized

January 22, 2014 The construction of the 12 Alternative Basic Education (ABE) schools in the 4 districts (woredas) of the Afar national regional state has reached a finalizing stage. The 12 ABE schools construction is made by Ethiopian Muslims Relief and Development Association (EMRDA) by a fund secured from Islamic Development Bank (IDB). The main goal of the [...] read more

EMRDA has signed a Project Agreement with CSSP programme grant.

December 30, 2013 The Proposal submitted for Civil Society Support Programme (CSSP) has been accepted and EMRDA signed a project Agreement on Dec 23, 2013. The Project titled “Mitigating Girls Education Challenge” will be implemented in three Woredas of Silte Zone in SNNPR with 6 partners of EMRDA. The Objective of the project is to mitigate the challenges [...] read more

EMRDA has signed a Project Agreement with Save the Children International

November 29, 2013 EMRDA has signed a Project Agreement with Save the Children International on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) to be implemented in Addis Ababa in 5 districts (Woreda) of Kolfe Keranio Sub City. The project will last for 27 months starting from October 2013 with a total budget of 6,250,000 ETB. The general objective of the project [...] read more

EMRDA signed Ethiopian Social Accountability Program 2 (ESAP 2) with EIFDDA.

November 18, 2013 EMRDA signed a two years project agreement with Ethiopian Interfaith Forum for Development Dialogue and Action (EIFDDA) with a budget obtained from Management Agency funded by World Bank. The project is titled as “Enhancing Community and Government Capacity for Effective, Efficient and Responsive Basic Service Delivery Social Accountability Program II” (ESAP 2).  The project aims [...] read more

EMRDA conducted the Community Change Agents training in four woredas of Oromia Region.

September 12, 2013 One of the main activities of the ENGINE (Empowering New Generations to Improve Nutrition and Economic Opportunities) pilot project of the JHU-CCP is capacitating Community Change Agents [CCAs] and supports them to facilitate community conversation in their respective kebeles. To this effect, EMRDA conducted the Community Change Agents training for consecutive five days in the [...] read more

EMRDA had signed a project agreement with Dan Church Aids.

August 19, 2013 EMRDA signed a three years project agreement with Dan Church Aids (DCA) in July 2013. The project named as “Striving for HIV Free Generation Through Enhanced Community Capacity for HIV Prevention and Increased Utilization of Quality PMTCT Services” will contribute in improving the uptake and continuum use of PMTCT services for pregnant women and their [...] read more

The pilot implementation of the ENGINE Project has started.

August 19, 2013 EMRDA signed an eight months pilot project agreement with The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center For Communication Programs (JHU-CCP). The project is a Social and Behavioral Change component of ENGINE (Empowering New Generations to Improve Nutrition and Economic Opportunities). The overall objective of the program is to improve the nutritional status of [...] read more

The construction of the 12 ABE centers in Afar region has reached 83%.

August 7, 2013 The construction of the 12 alternative basic education (ABE) schools that are being built in Afar region has reached 83%. The projects sites are in the 4 woredas of Afar, namely, in Amibara woreda (5 ABE schools), in Argoba woreda (3 ABE schools), in Dulecha Woreda (3 ABE schools) and in Yalo woreda (1 ABE [...] read more

Extension of ATM project Agreed.

August 7, 2013 ATM (AHIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria) project that has been implemented in partnership with CAE (Christian Aid Ethiopia) that last one year is now agreed to be continued for the next one year. The project is being implemented in two Woredas of Jima Zone. Beyond grant agreement EMRDA is processing partnership agreement with CAE that significantly [...] read more

The Alive and Thrive- IYCF project will be launched in the 12 woredas of Oromia.

August 7, 2013 The project titled “Promotion of nutrition/Infant and Young child feeding (IYCF)” will be launched in Oromia region. The project focuses on providing capacity support to EMRDA and grass-root religious leaders to enhance their capacity in behavioral change communication and emergency response through effective implementation of community level integrated interventions. The project is implemented in Oromia [...] read more

EMRDA has been shortlisted on the first round for CSSP Programme Grant.

August 7, 2013 The concept note submitted for Civil Society Support Programme (CSSP) has been accepted. The day-to-day activities of CSSP are managed by a consortium of organisations led by the British Council. On Feb 20, 2013, EMRDA had submitted a concept note for the call in Capacity Development grant focusing on Girl’s Education in three Woredas of [...] read more

In Afar 12 ABE school constructions on progress

February 1, 2013 EMRDA complete 54% of the construction 12 Alternative Basic Education (ABE) center in afar. read more

Project Proposal Approved on Youth Development

January 1, 2013 EMRDA signed new project agreement with Pro-Development Network project entitled “Youth Development through Skill Based Capacity Training” read more

EMRDA handovers Young People in Action project to concerned stakeholders

June 15, 2012 EMRDA handed over one of its largest project Young People in Action which was implemented at 9 woredas of Amhara and Afar regional states, to the woredas main stakeholder “Women Children and Youth office” with the presence of beneficiaries’ representative from Government and Community leaders. read more

EMRDA participates on National Charities Good Practice Day in CCRDA

June 10, 2012 A national charities good practice day, organized by the Consortium of Christian Relief and Development Associations (CCRDA), was colourfully celebrated at the compound of the Consortium on 7 June, 2012 read more

EMRDA Is Signed Two Project Agreement

May 20, 2012 A total of 1.5 million birr project were secured from Dan Church Aid (DCA) and Christian Aid Ethiopia (CA), to be implemented in the coming one year. The projects are mainly focused on HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria in an integrated manner among the rural and sub urban areas were selected in Amhara & Oromia Regional state. read more

EMRDA celebrates its new office inauguration.

January 5, 2012 Ethiopian Muslims Relief and Development Association (EMRDA) celebrated the inaugural ceremony of its new office bought in 2011 which was held on December 31, 2011 read more

3.1 Million Birr Project Proposal was Approved for PMTCT Program

December 16, 2011 EMRDA secured fund form Interact World Wide UK, after the project proposal for extension was approved. The project focused on Prevention Of Mother To Child Transmission (PMTCT) read more

EMRDA participates on ICASA 2011

December 16, 2011 EMRDA participates in the 16th International Conference On AIDS & Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) which was held in Addis Ababa from December 4-8. read more

Interact World Wide London Visited EMRDA

December 16, 2011 A visit from Interact World Wide UK office was paid to EMRDA head office. Mrs Emebet Wuhib-Mutungi held talk with Executive Director and other concerned staff members. read more

EMRDA participates in UN High-Level conference General Assembly on AIDS

December 16, 2011 Executive Director of EMRDA, Haji Adane Mamuye attended the High-Level Meeting of the UN General Assembly Special Session on AIDS held in New York, U.S.A from June 8-10, 2011. read more

On Relief Programs of ERMDA, Above 15,000 Needy People Were Benefitted

December 15, 2011 With a total budget of ETB 2,079,848.8 Above 15,000 Needy People Were Benefitted. In reaching out to the needy communities and individuals, in addition to the development activities, EMRDA has enormous experience in intervening in relief, emergency and Qurbani programs. read more

EMRDA transfer its office

December 15, 2011 EMRDA transfer the office of Bole to Kolfe Keranio sub city in front of Zeneb Work Alert Hospital along the old road at the back of Ayertena police station. By now EMRDA has owned 2125 M2 of land to construct G+7 twins building. read more

A Project Proposal was Approved on Women Empowerment Program

December 15, 2011 EMRDA secured fund from Pro Development Network (PDN), the project is focused on Empowering Women in Oromia region. read more

EMRDA signs 9.5 million birr construction contract agreement

October 15, 2011 To construction of 12 modern Alternative Basic Education (ABE) center in Afar Region in four districts EMRDA signed construction contract agreement. read more

EMRDA is on the way to construct its own Management Training Center and Head office Building

June 23, 2011 EMRDA is on the way to construct its own Management Training Center and Head office Building by now it has owned 2125m2 of land at Addis Ababa and planned to construct G+7 of two blokes building with all modern facilitates to administer and run its Programs. So your support is instrumental for its realization. read more

EMRDA is on process to construct 12 modern ABE centers

August 23, 2010 EMRDA is on process to construct 12 modern ABE centers with $586,000 USD to expand education with the support of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) read more