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    coc_eth@yahoo.com
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Working on Girls

Supporting Girls Education and Helping them Shine

For Better Future

Providing Opportunities for Generation Sharing Burden of Single Mothers

Urban Destitute Support

Reaching Unreached in Community

Who We Are ?

Our organization formerly called as Forum for Human Rights and Development abbreviated as FHRD has got its current name Center of Concern which is abbreviated as CoC in 2013. As the name of the organization imply, we believe that we are a center of excellence and institution where a collection of people who have in depth concern on any developmental issues, equitable welfare distribution and humanity.

COC was established in 2005 at regional (SNNPRS) level as forum for human rights and development and recently registered as Ethiopian Residents Charity Organization at Federal level, bearing a license number of 3160 for the purpose to contribute to the achievements of citizen driven socio economic development and more effective protection of vulnerable population in Ethiopia. 

Program Intervention Areas

Our Selected Program Intervention Areas are :

Women & Girls Empowerment

Empowerment of Women is high on the agenda in development plans and policies due to its significant impact to...

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Quality and Basic Education for All

CoC believes quality basic education is something which every child should get regardless of their family background and community to which they belong.

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Child Care and Support Interventions

Early Childhood Intervention is services for young children with developmental delays, disabilities, atypical behaviors, social and emotional difficulties...

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Natural Resource Management and Climate Change

It is believed that civil society organizations (CSO s) play many critical roles in promoting sustainable development. The different roles of CSO s..

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Human Rights, Democracy and Good Governance

Development encompasses various issues that need to be addressed in holistic ways. One commonly overlooked aspect is democracy and good ...

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Peace Building and Conflict Management

Being geographically located in the Horn of Africa with numerous conflict history and preceding impacts, Ethiopia has been suffering from conflict and related ..

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Emergency Response

In countries like Ethiopia, Civil society organizations (CSOs) have always and continue to play an important role in the field of disaster management especially in disaster response...

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2157

Citizens Reached

15445

Fund Raised

145

Projects Completed

1200

Kebeles Reached

CoC Activities

At Center of Concern Ethiopia, there are various activities made with remarkable results and impacting the lives of those seeking interventions as of ours.

Women & Girls Empowerment

Empowerment of Women is high on the agenda in development plans and policies due to its significant impact to...

Emergency Response

Civic Education Radio Program

OSIEA

Poverty and Urban Governance:

Ethiopia is urbanizing rapidly and is facing enormous urban challenges, such as the growth of slums and

Our Staff Members

Here are some of our staff members who are working in major areas. In case you want to know more about our projects and activities, please hesitate not to contact us through their respective department.

Assefa Getaneh

Executive Director

Abebaw Deribew

Program Manager

  • abebawdemirew@gmail.com

  • +251921150502

Tikikil Beyene

Finance Manager

Meskerem Walelign

Logistics and Operation Manager

Daniel Gizachew

Project Coordinator

Abraham Nega

Project Coordinator

Asmamaw Asres

Project Manager

Our Clients Say

We are delighted to work with local and international partners on projects that touched lives of thousands.

Philip Anderson

Volunteer

Your Persistence, Dedication and commitment to your values are great things

Mark K

Programs Officer

Thank you for great work you did . Proud of you

Justin Sudakar

Country Representative

Much to learn from you from our partnerships years long. Happy to know you and work with you in Ethiopia

David Bryan

Public Relations

Great work and commitment to partner with us helping our organization reach venerable kids and families

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that.

Brayden Shar

Recent Events and News

Center of Concern Ethiopia is undertaking different activities in different part of the country, Ethiopia. Here area some of latest Events and News at Center of Concern Ethiopia.

Poverty and Urban Governance:

Ethiopia is urbanizing rapidly and is facing enormous urban challenges, such as the growth of slums and

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Sanitation and Hygiene: Covid

As severe situation of COVID in most part of the world, CoC is dealing with the problem by raising awareness and supplying sanitation materials.

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Income Generating Activities

Helping households to generate income so that they can support themselves and help students attend schools regularly

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