The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is the United States Government agency primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid. Responding to President Barack Obama’s pledge in his 2013 state of the union address to “join with our allies to eradicate extreme poverty in the next two decades,” USAID has adopted as its mission statement “to partner to end extreme and to promote resilient, democratic societies while advancing the security and prosperity of the United States. USAID operates in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe.
USAID’s portfolio in Ethiopia is one of the largest and most complex in Africa.
The European Union-Ethiopia development partnership formally started when Ethiopia signed the Lomé Convention in 1975, and the European Commission opened its Delegation’s office in Ethiopia the same year. Since then the Commission has played a very significant role in supporting Ethiopia’s economic development both financially and technically. Ethiopia has been a major beneficiary of EU support, receiving more than 2 billion Euros from the European Development Fund as well as additional aid from the general budget largely for food security and food aid. The EU shares Ethiopia’s objective to eradicate poverty through sustainable development, democracy, peace and security.
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children. they work in around 120 countries. They save children’s lives; They fight for their rights; They help them fulfill their potential.
They work to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Across all of our work, we pursue several core values: accountability, ambition, collaboration, creativity and integrity
They are working in over 50 countries and have field offices in over 30 of these. By working closely with their partners and offices on the ground, they are able to distribute aid in an effective, efficient, transparent and wholly accountable manner and to make a lasting difference to the communities they work with.