Upcoming Event – Life Skill Educational Theater

Life Skill Educational Theater program aiming to enhance Secondary School students awareness on various youth-related health concerns including SRH is being conducted in selected secondary schools in Addis Abeba.

The first segment of the training has been finished and performance of the theater by the students will begin from the coming Tuesday afternoon at Menelik II school. Everyone who is interested can attend the event and share their thoughts on the matter.

Health Club Strengthening Training for Selected Secondary Schools residing in Addis Abeba

Initiative Africa successfully conducted a 1 day school health club establishment and strengthening training on December 13, 2019 for selected school health clubs in Addis Abeba. On the day, health club coordinating teachers, club leader students and representative members attended the program which held on Kokebe Tsibha secondary school hall.

The training incorporates various discussion points that aimed to enhance the clubs planning and implementation status, effectiveness and on how to organize their clubs formally. The participants discussed on issues on their school health club and acknowledged the platform created for them to share experiences among each other.

Call for Expression of Interest (EOI)

Established in 2002, Initiative Africa (IA) is a non-partisan civil society organization that works to contribute to a sustainable, just, and peaceful Ethiopia and Africa with opportunity for all. Since its re-registration, IA has teamed up with NGOs, associations, policymakers, and journalists to reducing poverty and inequality
through education and advocacy.

With the support of the Embassy of Sweden in Addis Ababa, IA has been implementing a three-year project titled “GENDER EQUALITY: Making Change Happen” since July 2018. The Making Change Happen project addresses gender empowerment programs that address social norms and behaviors change, seek out and build partnerships among organizations that work on gender issues, and develop programs that involve men and boys in the promotion of gender equality. The project is being implemented in six regional states of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Amhara, Dire Dawa, Oromia, SNNPR and Tigray) focusing on gender issues in (a) the workplace, (b) schools and communities, and (c) the media. To this end, IA will be running a tender process with the intention of awarding a contract for the provision mid-term evaluation of this project.

Consulting firms wishing to express their interest should submit their profiles via email address:  beruk.w@initiativeafrica.net. The EOI must include a contact name, company name. company address, phone, email address and letter to briefly explain your proposal. Copy of relevant legal documents should also be enclosed.

Tender documents: Only shortlisted firms will be provided with the TOR. Submissions/ EOI that do not fully include the required documents, as well as late submissions, will be disqualified for the shortlist.

Closing date: the closing date for this expression of interest is December 31. 2019 at 5:00 PM.
Initiative Africa
Office Tel: +251 116 62 26 40/ 41

Upcoming Event – Health Club Strengthening Training

Initiative Africa will conduct a 1 day training on Strengthening of a School Health clubs for selected secondary schools in Addis Abeba in the coming Friday  Dec 13, 2019 at Kokebe Tsibha Secondary school Hall. We will update about the program on and after the event.

የሲዳማ ዞን ወደ ክልልነት መለወጥ ጥያቄ

የሲቪል ማህበረሰብ ድርጅቶች ጥምረት የሲዳማ ህዝበ ውሳኔ ታዛቢዎችን እንዲመድብ በጠየቀው መሰረት ኢኒሻኤቲቭ አፍሪካ፣ በህዳር 10 ቀን 2012 ዓ.ም የሲዳማ ዞን ወደ ክልልነት መለወጥን ጥያቄ ስብሰባ ታድሟል።