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“MCMDO Child Space DIRC program conduct 2021thruogh for police officers.”

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MCMDO Child SPACE program which directly focuses on rehabilitation and reintegration of street children has been striving for the well-being of street children by establishing a child friendly environment in its service provision. The program is implemented in collaboration with GOAL International, Irish Aid and Almero foundation. As a part of MCMDO/child space program capacity building training was conducted on June 17/06/2021 at Semine Hotel for one day. At the result of the training Participants increased better understanding about the concept of child right, child abuse and child trafficking, Collaboration with concerned stakeholders who are working on child right and related issues was established, Participants’ knowledge improved about the service provision of MCMDO and willing to support the work.

“International and African street children day celebration in MCMDO Drop In Rehabilitation Center (DIRC). “

The International Day for Street Children is celebrated every year on the 12th of April. The day provides a platform for the millions of street Living Children and Youth (SLCY) around the world and their champions to speak out so that their rights cannot be ignored. Over the last Ten years, the International Day for Street Children has grown in size and impact.
MCMDO also has been sensitive in addressing the problems of street children especially of vulnerable and very destitute part of the community groups since its establishment in 1997. The program is implemented in collaboration with GOAL International, Irish Aid and Almero foundation . Child SPACE program which directly focuses on rehabilitation and reintegration of street children has been striving for the well-being of street children by establishing a child friendly environment in its service provision. MCMDO/DIRC has been carrying out rehabilitation for street Children. As a part of child space program international Day for Street Children is celebrated in DIRC center with the presence of beneficiary children, Arada sub city women and children, office of labour and social affairs , police officers , nearby school(Atse fasil and arbegnoch primary school) directors, teachers and students and CBO representatives.

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“MCMDO Child Space/DIRC/program conduct training,Optimal Breast & complimentary feeding.”

MCMDO is implementing the Child SPACE/ program through DIRC to address the problems of street children and Youth, focusing on rehabilitation of street children for the well-being of children by establishing a child friendly environment in its service provision.
The training majorly focus on demonstrate positioning & attachment of breast feeding and to guide and demonstrate the participant mothers how to prepare nutritious foods and how to feed for their children in their places.
During the training detail lecture together with practical demonstration, video and roll play applied to bring the intended result. Beside, food items were distributed for participant mothers that help to strengthen their cooking demonstration immediately in their home.
In the future child space DIRC team plan to conduct screening of malnourished children and to provide referral linkage with nearby health centres, to conduct the training at least twice a year and to conduct supportive supervision of young mothers at their living place regarding to complementary feeding and related issues.

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“Child Right Protection day Rejoice in MCMDO DIRC Center.”

MCMDO is sensitive in addressing the problems of street children especially of vulnerable and very destitute part of the community groups since its establishment in 1997.
Child SPACE program which directly focuses on rehabilitation and reintegration of street children has been striving for the well-being of street children by establishing a child friendly environment in its service provision. The program is implemented in collaboration with GOAL International, Irish Aid and Almero foundation. MCMDO is always promoting and advocating the child right for its stakeholders in different strategies. One of the strategies that promote the right of children is celebrating events and organizing sessions with stakeholders and the children themselves.
The 2021 celebration of child protection carried out by psychosocial department and short introduction about the program were given by the DIRC Coordinator and psychosocial officer. Participants raised questions related to the child abuse and answer was given by different concerned invited participants Conversations, interview for the invited stockholders and entertainment was conducted during the celebration. A total of 142 (57M) SLCY’s and 15 (6M) representatives of Police officers, representative of worda women and children affairs, youth affairs, Arada sub city woreda Worda 4 and 5 labor and social affairs, community members, youth associations, ,Idir leaders and nearby school teachers , directors and students were attended the event.

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“MCMDO’s 2021 Virtual walk for humanity by IGO”

MCMDO staffs and beneficiaries participated on the virtual walk for humanity in cooperation with Institution for Global Outreach (IGO).IGO is supporting 86 children beneficiaries and covering basic need and educational costs.
IGO conducts annual walk for humanity every year as a part of fund raising. 2021 walk was conducted virtually due to COVID 19 pandemic. The aim of the walk in Adddis ababa was to show solidarity for IGO objective, supporting highly vulnerable children (HVC).
MCMDO’s one to one sponsorship program works on assisting highly vulnerable children (HVC) by helping them to go to school and attain great results till they become self-reliant. In order to accomplish this objective, MCMDO mobilize financial and scholastic material support from different individuals, organizations and families.IGO is one of the largest supporters of “One to one sponsorship program”.

“MCMDO Emergency WASH response program to the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Benishangul Gumuz region”

Emergency WASH response program is in response to the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Benishangul Gumuz region due to conflict. The project is funded by UNOCHA/EHF and started on January 2021 expected to end on August 2021.The over all objective of the project is to enable IDP resides in Mandura and Dangur woredas of Benishangul region have access to life saving safe water supply including Wash NFI, house hold water treatment chemicals and sanitation service with hygiene practices and subsequently contribute for reduction of morbidity and mortality related with lack of access to safe WASH service. Interventions include rehabilitation of non functioning water scheme construction of semi permanent latrine, procurement and provision of standard WASH NFI kit including dignity kit and promoting good personal and safe menstrual hygienic practices.
Project location s are selected primarily due to the number of IDPs ,vulnerable communities with high WASH unmet need non functioning water scheme and require rehabilitation .Access to safe water and sanitation services with good hygiene practices are not only the fundamental human right by them selves, but they are also aim to improve the over all condition of health and nutrition status.

Consultation MHNT team at beles kutr-2 Dangur and Mandura
Awareness creation before distribution of water chemical (aqua tab) how to use it at Dangur woreda Beles kutr-2
Demonstration hand washing techniquess on COVID-19
Health education on how to use water chemical before distributions

“MCMDO Emergency WASH response program to the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Benishangul Gumuz region”

Emergency WASH response program is in response to the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Benishangul Gumuz region due to conflict. The project is funded by UNOCHA/EHF and started on January 2021 expected to end on August 2021.The over all objective of the project is to enable IDP resides in Mandura and Dangur woredas of Benishangul region have access to life saving safe water supply including Wash NFI, house hold water treatment chemicals and sanitation service with hygiene practices and subsequently contribute for reduction of morbidity and mortality related with lack of access to safe WASH service. Interventions include rehabilitation of non functioning water scheme construction of semi permanent latrine, procurement and provision of standard WASH NFI kit including dignity kit and promoting good personal and safe menstrual hygienic practices.
Project location s are selected primarily due to the number of IDPs ,vulnerable communities with high WASH unmet need non functioning water scheme and require rehabilitation .Access to safe water and sanitation services with good hygiene practices are not only the fundamental human right by them selves, but they are also aim to improve the over all condition of health and nutrition status.

Consultation MHNT team at beles kutr-2 Dangur and Mandura
Awareness creation before distribution of water chemical (aqua tab) how to use it at Dangur woreda Beles kutr-2
Demonstration hand washing techniquess on COVID-19
Health education on how to use water chemical before distributions

“MCMDO TVET center Terminal Evaluation”

(GFA Consultant group) a German based consultant group conducted terminal evaluation for regional development programs, during their evaluation they visit MCMDO TVET center.
The aim of the evaluation is to access the overall performance of MCMDO RDPP project and its impact on the lives of both host communities & refugees.
During their visit, Focus groups discussion was conducted with d/t beneficiaries who finish their training & start a job and One to one Interview with skill trainers, project coordinators& social worker.

“MCMDO’s Emergency Response Project for the humanitarian crisis in Tigray Region”

Mothers and Children Multisectoral Development Organization(MCMDO) has commenced the implementation of Emergency Response Projects in Tigray region, in Southern, South Eastern, Central, Eastern and North Western zones in a total of 13 woredas.
Though the security situation and access are highly fragile & complex, MCMDO staffs resumed responding to the deteriorating humanitarian situations in the region.
MCMDO has established worea level offices and regional coordination office in Mekelle. Mobile Health and Nutrition Response (MHNR) project is under implementation in Raya Azebo, Ofla, Seharti Samre, Dogaa Temben, Kola Temben, lalay Adiyabo, Mereb Leke, Shire, Zana and Tahtay Maychew woredas and Emergency Nutrition Project is under implementation in Tselemti, Zana and Tahtay Maychew woredas.
The objective of the projects is to deliver lifesaving health and nutrition services through deploying Mobile Health and Nutrition teams in conflict affected woredas.
MCMDO teams are providing basic health services such as consultation, medical treatment, nutrition screening, referral and strengthening local health system capacities. The project will be implemented for six months period with financial support of UN OCHA and Humidica e.v.
MCMDO will continue to collaborate with the government, Humanitarian coordination structures and other stakeholders to achieve the project objectives and mobilize more resources to respond for the dire humanitarian needs unfolding.

“MCMDO TVET Center Graduation”

MCMDO TVET center graduate wood work or furniture making trainees for third round and hotel or kitchen operation trainee’s for first time on march/30/2021.
Under Regional Development and Protection Project RDPP MCMDO aims to create evidence-based, innovative, sustainable development and protection solutions for lives of Ethiopians youths Host Communities and urban refugees specifically Eritrean refugees live in Addis Ababa in particular so as to minimize irregular migration.
The project started from March 2018 with first phase trainees on wood and furniture making as well as metal work with Plan International Ethiopia through the financial support of European Union.
Currently under the project 52 trainees (2 female refugees, 4 male host community and 46 male refugee) wood work and furniture making trainees, 36 (4 female host community and 32 female refugee) hotel or kitchen operation trainee taken COC exam, successfully pass their exam and graduated.

Wood Work and kitchen operation Graduate’s
Kitchen Operation Trainee’s
Graduate’s receiving certificate