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Dessie Project

Dessie project was established in August, 2004 as a satellite site under Bahir Dar project Office. Later on, following the expansion of its activities it has been lifted to the 4th CF-AI’s project Office as of February 2006. Since then, it has been intensively working to improve the health and psycho-socio-economic condition of destitute persons with disabilities specially mothers and young girls with and without disabilities residing in Dessie town through knowledge building and economic capacity enhancement.

 The major activities being undertaking by the project are:

  • Awareness raising, Knowledge & skill development for attitudinal change on the issues of disability; (Rehabilitation of PwDs, disability prevention of HIV/AIDS and mainstreaming.
  • Medical/Health service provision to PwDs through referral
  • Education support to children, youth and other persons with disabilities so that they can attend their education in an inclusive manner.
  • Economic Empowerment through Business & entrepreneur skill development for vulnerable women & girls who run income generation activities to make their living better.
  • Provision of Mobility appliances or materials, to Pwds in the area.

 

About Cheshire Foundation Ethiopia

Cheshire Foundation Ethiopia recently renamed as Cheshire Foundation–Action for Inclusion (CF-AI) is an indigenous charity organization established in 1985. 

The organization is reregistered for the second time under the recent Ethiopian Charities & Societies Proclamation 621/2009 with the registration No. 0298.

Get In Touch

Address: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel:   +251 (1)113213869

Fax: +251 (1)11 3213879

Email: Cheshirefoundation@ethionet.et 

Website: www.cheshirefai.org

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