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Ethiopian Interfaith Forum for Development, Dialogue, and Action (EIFDDA)

EIFDDA This link opens in a new tab/window. EIFDDA is a local alliance of ten faith-based organizations (FBOs) that strives to address the most pressing challenges of Ethiopian society. Established in 2002, EIFDDA trains and supports its members to enhance their ability to respond to the social, economic, and cultural needs of their communities.

EIFDDA mobilizes religious leaders to open dialogue and work together on community-based programs and services in:

  • Comprehensive care and support for orphans and vulnerable children,
  • Social mobilization,
  • Income-generation activities,
  • Psychosocial support, and
  • Home-based care for people living with HIV.

Through its member FBOs, EIFDDA has reached more than 500,000 people with its services and support. As a result of its success, EIFDDA has been one of two Principal Recipients for civil society in Ethiopia with Round 7 awards from the Global

Read more about TA-NPI's work with EIFDDA, and watch several videos highlighting the support given.