Yetnebersh to go with her welcome message

Welcome to the Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD), where Disability Inclusion is in Action! ECDD works collaboratively with other organizations to promote and facilitate


Our Vision

ECDD envisions an inclusive Ethiopia, where children, youth and adults with disabilities, regardless of age, gender or kind of disability, as well as their parents and families, enjoy improved living conditions, and exercise the same rights and have access to the same services and opportunities enjoyed by other citizens

Latest news

Breaking News: A new baby girl to ECDD!

ECDD has got a new baby girl, Zema (meaning "Melody") from her mother Yetnebersh Nigussie, ECDD Executive Director and her father Besrat Shewangizaw. She was born Sunday night at 9:30pm local time at George Washington University Hospital, in Washington, DC. ECDD is very glad to announce this great news and congratulate Besrat and our own Yeti!

ECDD provided Disability Inclusive Employment Training to Media Personnel

“Inclusive Skill Training and Employment Program for and by persons with disabilities (ISTEP)” 

Ethiopian Centre for Disability and Development (ECDD) with the financial support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a new project entitled “Inclusive Skill Training and Employment Program for and by persons with disabilities (ISTEP)”. The program aimes to promote inclusive vocational skill training and employment opportunities for youths and adults with disabilities.

ECDD Officially Launched EmployAble Project

Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD) organized a Kick-Off Workshop for a new project entitled “EmployAble: Developing Inclusive Competency-Based TVET Education Practices in Ethiopia” on 14 August 2014 at Global Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


As a service to job seekers with disabilities ECDD posts here recent public job vacancies.



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Tel: +251-114-165859/0116-653916
Fax: +251-114-165849

E-mail: info@ecdd-ethiopia.org

P.O.Box: 1530 Code 1250
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Main Office Located behind Dreamliner Hotel Meskel Flower Road

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Website: www.ecdd-ethiopia.org