To this end, education program adopt the following strategies:

v  Continuous capacity development of stakeholders through training and experience sharing visits among local actors

v  Conduct timely and common follow-up and supervisions

v  Common planning, learning, monitoring and evaluation with stakeholders

v  Engagement of students in school development programs

v  Community mobilization through sensitization and continuous awareness raising training programs

v  Linkage among stakeholders and grassroots beneficiaries


     Potential Resources

Education program mobilize resources from various donor organizations and the local community as well. The potential donors for the program are: Edukans Foundations, Plan International Ethiopia (PIE), Initiative Africa, Equal Education, Kinder Not Helf (KNH), Kinderpostzegles, ESAP-II and others. In addition, the local community makes contributions in kind in their respective schools.

     Target groups

In the year 2015, the program directly addressed 83,861 students (43,061 Male and 40,800 Female). in 75 primary and 9 secondary schools located in in three National Regional States (Afar, Amhara and Oromia) and Addis Ababa City Administration. The program will improve its coverage and in the next year (2016) the direct beneficiary will be grow to 84,961 students (43,561 Male and 41,400 Female).

      Geographic area reached

Education program is implemented in three National Regional States (Afar, Amhara and Oromia) and Addis Ababa City Administration to reach about 75 primary schools and 9 Secondary schools. In these regions, less provisioned and less accessed schools operating in marginalized part of the community are targeted.

      Human Resources Utilized

The program is led by a director at coordination level. To closely work with specific project there are 7 project officers (3 Male and 4 Female) working at different program offices. In addition, tutors from college of teachers’ education are mobilized to provide training and on job support for school teachers.

Let us support children for their holistic development

22 October 2015

Children of age 0-8 years are at the critical stages of holistic development (Physical, cognitive, emotional, language and psycho-social). To accelerate the holistic development of children of these age groups,...

10th year Anniversary (2)

14 September 2017
10th year Anniversary (2)

    Thank you! DEC Ethiopia, appreciates those who participate in the 10th year anniversary ceremony celebrated on October 26, 2017 at Baherdar, Ethiopia.

GUSO Alliance Strengthening and Sustainability workshop (2)

26 September 2017
GUSO Alliance Strengthening and Sustainability workshop (2)

GUSO Alliance Strengthening and Sustainability workshop was conducted   From august 23 to 24 strengthening alliance workshop was carried out at debre zeyt(bishoftu), Ethiopia Objective of the workshop: The aim...

Behind and Beyond the 10 Successful Years

30 October 2017
Behind and Beyond the 10 Successful Years

  Behind and Beyond the 10 Successful Years In mid May 1999 E.C, ten founding members, giving bone and flesh to the seminal nuclei of Aniley Amentie, heralded the birth...


01 November 2018

preschool material production (PMP) Through its involvement in the education sector over the last 10 years, DEC has realized that there is a huge unmet demand for learning and playing...


05 November 2018

DEC is producing indoor learning materials for preschool programs for holistic child Development. The Center, located at Yibab Kebele of BahirDar town, produces in its own production Center with  the...

Case History

07 November 2018

Working a work on youth which gives relief to our mind makes us very happinesss. I am Elham Hussein. I was born in Asmara and grown to Bahir Dar city....


09 November 2018

DEC has been giving training for primary school and O_ Class Teachers, indoor to improve the quality of education. It supports schools by constructing new blocks


14 November 2018

"Good Jop! " It has remembered that our organization DEC has provided Computers to the project Schools in order to back up the teaching and learning process in schools. Now...


21 November 2018

Development Expertise Center represented by its author, Addisu Abebe, presented an abstract on the impact of Comprehensive Sexuality Education up on Academic performance on youths.  The program is now under...

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