Woldeamanuel Dubale Foundation(WaDF)

WaDF has a mission to implement demand driven, gender sensitive, integrated and sustainable programs and projects among disadvantaged communities to bring forth increased employment, food self-sufficiency, improved services delivery, capacitated and self-motivated community groups and improved infrastructure among others.Its founding principles are Transparency and accountability, Participatory approach, gender sensitivity,Recognition of indigenous knowledge,Sharing best practices Its major goal is improving the economic status of disadvantaged communities , preservation of beneficial socio-cultural values, well conserved natural environment and better standard of living.WaDF has devoted i...

Woldeamanuel Dubale Foundation(WaDF)
Infront of Woldeamanuel Square
P.O.Box 1821
Hawassa, Southern Ethiopia 000
Ethiopia
+251913991213/9164108
http://www.wadf-ethio.org

Board of Directors

Dukale Lamisso, Yohannis Biliso, Melesse Woldeamanueal, Tesfaye Teshome, Zeleke Dora, Ethiopia Hassabe, Hiwot Bekele

Mission

WaDF has a mission to implement demand driven, gender sensitive, integrated and sustainable programs and projects among disadvantaged communities to bring forth increased employment, food self-sufficiency, improved services delivery, capacitated and self-motivated community groups and improved infrastructure among others.Its founding principles are Transparency and accountability, Participatory approach, gender sensitivity,Recognition of indigenous knowledge,Sharing best practices Its major goal is improving the economic status of disadvantaged communities , preservation of beneficial socio-cultural values, well conserved natural environment and better standard of living.WaDF has devoted itself to make reliable contribution through pooling resources and joint planning towards complimenting the national efforts to halve the number of Ethiopia's poor people by the year 2015. Poverty mitigation programs with special attention to agriculture development, environmental protection , women empowerment, micro-finance and small scale industries should be among the critical Strategic objectives of the development initiatives of the foundation. WaDF also gives special attention to natural resources management and makes its humble contribution to the realization of the Green Economy through its environmental protection programs and works towards reducing factors such as excessive intensification, mechanization, over exploitation of resources, environmental pollution and urbanization, which might threaten the multi-functionality of ecosystems.

Programs

WaDF has 6 program areas such as food security, health, Women and Child Empowerment, education , Water, Sanitation and Hygiene(WASH) and Environmental Protection, which are believed to meet the heartfelt of the disadvantaged communities at grass root level. The implementation of these programs is pursued with strategic principles of active participation of beneficiaries, integrated approaches, complementing grassroots initiatives, environmental sustainability, gender equity and up scaling of cultural values.

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