Dispatch from DSW Ethiopia: Showcasing health best practices

Esayas Meskel Youth Empowerment

The expansion of the health sector infrastructures in Ethiopia over the past 17 years alone has pushed the country towards the ranks of the best health success stories in sub-Saharan Africa. Many health-focused NGOs, including ourselves at DSW, have expanded the scope of their commitments in recent years to support development in low-income communities.

DSW at Packard Foundation’s Bi-Annual Grantee Workshop

Esayas Meskel Youth Empowerment

A two-day long bi-annual Packard’s Grantees meeting was hosted by the David & Lucile Packard Foundation in Addis Ababa on 23 and 24 February 2015 at Hilton Hotel. Being one of the invited panelists, DSW was represented by Feyera Assefa, interim country director of DSW Ethiopia who presented a power-point comprehensive report on the wisdom of DSW’s intervention to help …

DSW’s Fit for Life – EU official hails project

Esayas Meskel Youth Empowerment

Mr. Antonio Capone, head of infrastructure secretary with European Commission in Ethiopia, said that “Ethiopia is one of the focus countries in Africa that the European Union (EU) has long prioritized its development aids to support economic growth through various project activities. In the efforts to create decent conditions for many women and youths in Ethiopia who earn their livelihood …

The business-ladies from Debub Achefer

Denny Youth Empowerment

The International Family Planning Conference in Ethiopia, a huge conference bringing NGO’s, political activists and state members that are working in the field of SRHR together, took place in Ethiopia in November 2013. And I had the pleasure to take part. DSW had a very active role in this conference, hosting quite a few events and side-meetings. For my part …

#IWD2014: Celebrating Women Working in Development – Hiwot, DSW Ethiopia

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

Yesterday we celebrated International Women’s Day. Supporting and empowering women and girls are fundamental to the work of DSW, something which new strive to achieve every day. To celebrate this, and the continuing contribution that women have made to DSW’s work, we have given over the blog every day this week to members of DSW to talk about the importance …