HUNDEE – Oromo Grassroots Development Initiative

HUNDEELOGO1Established in 1995, HUNDEE is a local non-governmental organization based on the philosophy that poor rural communities should be responsible for their own development. HUNDEE acts as a facilitator in this process. HUNDEE’s major programs include community organizing, cereal bank promotion and networks, civic education, environmental rehabilitation, and women’s and older persons’ economic support.

HUNDEE’s mission is to enable small farmers, women, older persons, youth and other marginalized groups to get organized around common issues of concern for livelihoods, and to revitalize proven community based traditional support system & institutions; to reduce vulnerability of target groups to transitory food shortage, to enable target groups to rehabilitate their degraded land; to empower women to attain economic and social rights, and eradicate all forms of violence and discrimination against them.

“To create a just world where women and men live in dignity and prosperity and to accompaniment of resource poor and marginalized communities in their own development to improve their livelihoods and ultimately attain economic and social transformation in Oromia.”

Mission:

* Enable small farmers, women, older persons, youth and other marginalized groups to get organized around common issues of concern for livelihoods, and to revitalize proven community based traditional support system & institutions,
* Reduce vulnerability of target groups to transitory food shortage,
* Enable target groups to rehabilitate their degraded land,
* Empower women to attain economic and social rights, and eradicate all forms of violence and discrimination against them in Oromia regional state,
* Relate with government, Civil institutions and NGOs to further our possible implement our development our development activities together with them.

Objective:

  • Environmental protection and rehabilitation.
  • Enhancing household food security through community-based cereal bank
  • Promotion of income generation activity through micro-credit schemes
  • Right/civic education to disseminate women’s rights incorporated in constitution and international conventions

Services:

  • HIV/AIDS Prevention
  • Income generating activities

Audience:

  • General Public
  • Older Adults
  • Women

Contact Details

PO Box 9062 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel: 251 (0)11 663 1290/91

E-mail: hundee@telecom.net.et

Fact sheets: HUNDEE

 

  1. Asheber Anbesa Telila

    Hi warra hundee akkam jirtu akkuma maqaa keessanii hojiin keessanis namatti tols jabaadhaa!

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