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

U.S. Ambassador visit to one of ECDD’s projects, ISTEP

U.S. Ambassador visit to one of ECDD’s projects, ISTEP The U.S. Ambassador, Patricia M.Haslach and Political/Economic Officer, Eitan Plasse visited one of ECDD’s projects, ISTEP in Mkele, Tigray region on  October 20, 2014.

ECDD familiarization workshop on Guideline for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

ECDD and the Federal TVET Agency in collaboration with ILO/Irish Aid held a familiarization workshop on the draft Guideline for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in TVET on 2 October 2014. The Guideline was drafted by the Federal TVET Agency.  Over 25 persons participated in the workshop representing DPOs, disability NGOs and other relevant stakeholders.

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!


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