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“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

Women’s Day Celebration

“Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.”
Happy women’s Day !
Mcmdo Ethiopia works day and night to empower women. In relation to the organization’s main objective “ empowering Women “, MCMDO celebrate March 8 together with beneficiaries (RDPP trainees), Trainers, invited guests from (Safe Light initiative and Youth for peace & Development association) ,MCMDO head office staffs and W/ro Adanech Kebede MCMDO Board Chair person who was our guest of honor on the celebration in TVET center on March, 8 2021.

Participants on the event
Opening Speech by W/ro Adanech Kebede

COVID 19 Health response project in Dire Dawa city administration

MCMDO in partnership with French Embassy under Community Health Project in addition to Addis Ababa city Yeka sub city of woreda 01, 02 and Arada sub city woreda 08, in Dire Dawa City Administration distribute COVID 19 hygiene and protection kits (2000 face masks, 1000 sanitizer, 300 pkts of examination gloves) for about 200 health professionals based on the demand of the health facilities with financial support of French Embassy.
MCMDO also raises awareness on hygiene practice and protective measure by drafting IEC/BCC materials (Information, Education and Communication/Behavioural Change and Communication) based on WHO recommendation and disseminating IEC/BCC materials (banners and posters) among patients of the health facilities in order to raise awareness to strengthen the effort of COVID 19 prevention in the region.

Provision of COVID 19 hygiene and protection kits
Provision of COVID 19 hygiene and protection kits

Annual joint review meeting and Volunteers recognition Day

Currently MCMDO is implementing more than 30 projects in all regions of Ethiopia.

From all this MCMDO’s ChildSPACE Program is the one which directly focuses on rehabilitation and reintegration of street children; it has been striving for the well-being of children by establishing a child friendly environment in its service provision.

MCMDO is implementing the project in different sections: Heath, WaSH, Livelihoods & Child protection and sport & Recreational) in Addis Ababa city administration Arada, Addis Ketema, Ledeta, Gullele, Yeka, Nefas silk lafto and Kirkos sub cities in collaboration with Goal Ethiopia;

The project has been providing major services for the SLCY both on Rehabilitation and Reintegration(Psychosocial support service, Reunification of children with their family/parents, Provision of start-up capital, Life skill, Health education & Sport recreation service, Reunification, TVET training and Startup capital for Small business).

While MCMDO implements this project Government stakeholders and volunteers give a huge support for the children’s and the center.

Volunteering is the practice of people working on behalf of others without being motivated by financial or material gain.

The objective of the program is to give detail information about the project, briefly discus with Government stakeholders, to give recognition and appreciation, to build self-esteem and confidence for those volunteers who were supporting the organization, to welcome new volunteers those who want to join for future and to build positive relationship with stakeholders for future.

When volunteers feel appreciated they are more likely to feel connected to the program and continue their involvement.

Since MCMDO started the project volunteers and stakeholders play a big role on the implementation of the organizations objective either in person or in organization.

MCMDO has been giving recognition for volunteers and stakeholders who were supporting the project for the last 7 years; on Dec/24/2020 the organizations gave recognition for all the supports they gave.

Volunteers, representatives of d/t Gov’t stakeholders and beneficiaries attain the program at Soramba Hotel at 4.00 am.

The program include brief presentation about projects of MCMDO in general and about DIRC in specific, the benefit of volunteers and Volunteerism, discussion about street children’s with the stakeholders, Personal testimony by beneficiaries and thanking all gov’t bodies and volunteers for the supports they gave,

Finally Acknowledgement Certificates were given for those who supported the project through d/t ways.

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MCMDO implemented solar pumping project under climate change and environmental protection program in Gambela region Ablo woreda Opagna Kebele and Ethang woreda pukumu kebele with financial support of GIZ to create Employment opportunity for host communities using the solar pump.

the handover of the solar power project to the Itang woreda Administration Administrator
the handover of the solar power project to the Itang woreda Administration Administrator

Fight Corona virus together!

“MCMDO in partnership with French Embassy under Community Health Project provided Face Mask, Hand Sanitizer, Soap for 133 vulnerable households at Arada sub city woreda 08 and Face Masks, Hand Gloves, Soap & temporary hand washing water tankers for highly at risk health workers in high risk health centers in Addis ababa city Arada sub city woreda 8.”