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ECDD is a development organization. As such it engages with mainstream organizations in Ethiopia working in selected development sectors. The ECDD Strategic Plan gives priority to the following development sectors and objectives during the period 2013-2018:

1.Inclusive Health Services

Inclusive health extension services

Objective: increased awareness among health professionals on how to provide basic services, including maternal and child health as well as referral services, to persons with disabilities and their families 

Inclusive family planning/sexual and reproductive health services

Objective: increased access and use by women and men with disabilities of mainstream family planning and sexual and reproductive health services

2.Inclusive Education

Inclusive primary and secondary education

Objective: increase in the number of children and youth with disabilities attending regular schools operated by partner organiza

Inclusive higher education, both public and private

Objective: increase in university services for students with disabilities and increased capacity of disabled student associations to promote inclusion and the participation of students with disabilities in the social life of the university.   

3.Inclusive Livelihoods

Inclusive Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

Objective: increase in the number of youth with disabilities attending mainstream vocational skills training courses in both public and private TVET college

Inclusive formal sector employment

Objective: increase in the number of persons with disabilities employed in both public and private sector firms and organizations

 Inclusive income generating opportunities

Objective: increase in the number of individuals with disabilities participating in group sustainable income-generating activities.

  Inclusive financial services

Objective: increase in the number of persons with disabilities participating in Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) and other savings groups and having access to savings and credit services.

 4. Inclusive Community Development

Inclusive rural community development

Objective: increase in the number of persons with disabilities participating in mainstream rural community development programs

  Accessible water and sanitation services (WASH)

Objective: increased knowledge and application of accessibility standards by those responsible for the design of public water and sanitation services and facilities

 Inclusion in pastoralist communities

Objective: increase in the number of children, youth, women and men with disabilities in pastoralist communities participating in and/or benefiting from government and mainstream pastoralist development organization programs




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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