7 information provision centers (IPCs) renovated/constructed in 7 towns of Oromiya, region; Burayu, Holeta,Ginchi, Ambo, Gedo, Nekemte and Gimbi in partnership with TransAction: HIV prevention program and towns’ administration.
2013 World AIDS day and TransACTION:
HIV prevention and care services for at risk mobile population program’s result dissemination event conducted in Ambo Town in December 11, 2013. During the ceremony different activities like mass mobilization, IE/BCC material dissemination, focused outreach VCT, panel discussion and experience sharing events were carried out. Moreover, on the day a documentary film, and a song in Amharic and Oromiffa languages has been prepared and presented which advocates for the ‘three zeros’ motto of 25th world AIDS day. Hear and download the song.
FIDO has opened the 4th branch office in Yirgachefe, SNNPR. FIDO already has 3 branch offices in Jimma, Mizan and Ghimbi.
FIDO has been awarded as 2nd best performing partner in Yekokeb Berhan program for highly vulnerable children program for its successful implemtation program in 21 towns of Oromiya and SNNP regions.
Yekokeb Berhan program for Highly vulnrble children has awarded 8 of FIDO’s community committees as model community. These model communities are Bullehora, Yabello, Gimbi, Dembidolo, Adiokaka, Tepi and Bonga, Mettu, communities.
TransACTION: prevention and care services for at risk mobile population (MARPS) program closed out in February 28, 2014. The program was implemented since December 2012 with a total project cost of 22,906,050.83 birr funded by USAID through Save the Children International. The program had operated in 12 towns in Oromia and reached 75000 beneficiaries.
2014 annual General Assembly meeting Conducted in January 30, 2014 at FIDO head office. On the meeting, 2013 annual audit report presented by the audit firm to the assembly and approved.
2014 plan has been approved by the general assembly and board of directors. The total approved budget for the year is ETB 26,090,000.35 for existing projects/programs.
Independent M&E unit organized under the program department. The department is lead by a manager and has 5 officers. Program reporting and data flow map has been formulated.
Gender, child protection and Inclusion policies developed and approved by the board of directors.
CSSP prisons Basic Health Improvement program launched in February 2014 with the presence of CSSP head, Oromiya BoFED, Health, Prisons administration commission, heads of 10 prisons and representatives of local 10 implementing partners. FIDO is a lead partner for CSSP this program and has 10 peer partners implementing the program in Ambo, Fiche, Mettu, Bale Robe, Yabello, Zuway, Nekemitte, Dembidolo, Agaro and Jimma.
FIDO has got approval from the donor to implement Prisons basic health improvement program in Bedele prison.
Third round organizational capacity assessment conducted by Boston University and improvements observed.
Training on TB for Prison and Referral Health Facility Officers
FIDO HOSTED NPI PROJECT CLOSEOUT
1.1 Few tips of the New Partner Initiatives Project
Events and News on Presidential Malaria Initiatives/Malaria Community Program
Few tips on PMI/MCP Project:
Malaria Operational Team (MOP) Field visits