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Est. Nov, 2002

Fayyaa Integrated Development Organization (FIDO) is an Ethiopian indigenous, Non-Governmental Organization established in 2002 by a group of volunteers in Jimma zone of Oromia Regional State in response to the fight against HIV/AIDS pandemic. When it first begun, FIDO started its field level operations in Jimma zone in partnership with Nazarene Compassionate Ministry (NCM) by providing support to 27 Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) with 10% community support. After evaluating its infant support triumphs, FIDO expanded its thematic scope and started to focus on HIV/AIDS related issues such as Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT), care and support for OVC and PLWHA. In addition to that, Malaria control, Child Development, Reproductive Health projects were launched with supports from its partners.

About Us

Est. Nov, 2002

Fayyaa Integrated Development Organization (FIDO) is an Ethiopian indigenous, Non-Governmental Organization established in 2002 by a group of volunteers in Jimma zone of Oromia Regional State in response to the fight against HIV/AIDS pandemic. When it first begun, FIDO started its field level operations in Jimma zone in partnership with Nazarene Compassionate Ministry (NCM) by providing support to 27 Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) with 10% community support. After evaluating its infant support triumphs, FIDO expanded its thematic scope and started to focus on HIV/AIDS related issues such as Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT), care and support for OVC and PLWHA. In addition to that, Malaria control, Child Development, Reproductive Health projects were launched with supports from its partners.

Registration

FIDO is officially registered and licensed by the Federal Charities and Societies Agency with folder number 0595 as per proclamation 695/2009. It was reregistered and accorded legal personality with registry number of 0595 on 01/08/2019 as a local organization in accordance with the Civil Society Organizations’ proclamation number 1113/2019.

Registration

FIDO is officially registered and licensed by the Federal Charities and Societies Agency with folder number 0595 as per proclamation 695/2009. It was reregistered and accorded legal personality with registry number of 0595 on 01/08/2019 as a local organization in accordance with the Civil Society Organizations’ proclamation number 1113/2019.

Fayyaa Governance

FIDO has a documented, independent and functioning governance structure in place. It is governed by a General Assembly which consists of highly qualified and experienced people from various fields and institutions. There is also a Board of Directors which are elected by a General Assembly to oversee the overall operations of the organization and provide strategic guidance when necessary. The Executive Director is responsible for the facilitation of organizational escalation as a team leader and coordinates all programmatic and financial-related matters of the organization, with the support from a dedicated and qualified Emergency and Relief Director, Program Director, and Finance Administrative Director. For further reading please refer to Governance section.

Organizational structure

Here is an overview of the FIDO governing bodies.

General Assembly: is the supreme governing body of the FIDO. It oversees all FIDO activities. It is a collegial body comprising 25 and 30 co-opted Ethiopian nationals. The General Assembly defines general objectives and strategy, and approves the budget and accounts.

Board of Director: is a subsidiary body of the Assembly. It prepares the Assembly’s activities and takes decisions, particularly on strategic financial and human resources management issues and communication. It appoints key management officials, including the Director General and the Directors. Approve policy.

Executive Director: represents FIDO on the international or National scene, bears primary responsibility for the FIDO external relations and conducts FIDO humanitarian diplomacy in close cooperation with the Office of the Directors. The ED ensures that the responsibilities assigned to these body remain under their control and closely monitors the running of the FIDO. The ED is responsible for developing the institutional strategy and proposing it to the Board of director.

Admin and Finance Director of FIDO responsible for implementing and overseeing the institutional strategy and general objectives defined by the General assembly and the Board of Directors. The Directorate is also responsible for managing FIDO staff and ensuring the smooth running of the organization as a whole. He/she also provides assistance in monitoring of financial management, as well as programme, travel, human resources and general administrative support. 

Program Assistant Director: Function is to support the ED in providing technical oversight to all projects and operational support to the field sites. As part of the senior leadership team, the Program Director also plays an active role in planning, designing, implementation, supervision, expansion/development and administration of overall FIDO programs in collaboration with the other senior leadership team, in addition to program development and reporting responsibilities. The Program Director will conduct frequent visits to the various program sites to support the field teams.

Here is an overview of the FIDO governing bodies.

General Assembly: is the supreme governing body of the FIDO. It oversees all FIDO activities. It is a collegial body comprising 25 and 30 co-opted Ethiopian nationals. The General Assembly defines general objectives and strategy, and approves the budget and accounts.

Board of Director: is a subsidiary body of the Assembly. It prepares the Assembly’s activities and takes decisions, particularly on strategic financial and human resources management issues and communication. It appoints key management officials, including the Director General and the Directors. Approve policy.

Executive Director: represents FIDO on the international or National scene, bears primary responsibility for the FIDO external relations and conducts FIDO humanitarian diplomacy in close cooperation with the Office of the Directors. The ED ensures that the responsibilities assigned to these body remain under their control and closely monitors the running of the FIDO. The ED is responsible for developing the institutional strategy and proposing it to the Board of director.

Admin and Finance Director of FIDO responsible for implementing and overseeing the institutional strategy and general objectives defined by the General assembly and the Board of Directors. The Directorate is also responsible for managing FIDO staff and ensuring the smooth running of the organization as a whole. He/she also provides assistance in monitoring of financial management, as well as programme, travel, human resources and general administrative support. 

Program Assistant Director: Function is to support the ED in providing technical oversight to all projects and operational support to the field sites. As part of the senior leadership team, the Program Director also plays an active role in planning, designing, implementation, supervision, expansion/development and administration of overall FIDO programs in collaboration with the other senior leadership team, in addition to program development and reporting responsibilities. The Program Director will conduct frequent visits to the various program sites to support the field teams.

FIDO Road Maps

Goal

FIDO organizational goal is working to contribute towards the
health and socio-economic development of Ethiopians.

Mission

FIDO strives to create sustainable community
development through empowerment and partnership in
Ethiopia.

Vision

FIDO endeavors to see people having equal access for
health, education, development and well-being.

Core values

  • Integrity
  • Partnership
  • Accountability
  • Compassion
  • Non-Discrimination
  • Community Empowerment
  • Respect
  • Transparency
  • Efficiency
  • Self-Reliant 

Staff

In the past 19 years, FIDO has reached more than 2,000,000 beneficiaries including most vulnerable IDPs and host communities with staff number of more than 97 (59 Male and 38 Female) whose educational background varied form PHD, MD, MA/MPH and BA in health, social science to community development, who are engaged in the operation working at the HQ in Addis Ababa, regional and field satellite offices. FIDO has empowered the community through working with more than ten thousand community volunteers who cater the specific needs of target communities. Currently there are 540 community volunteers (about 50 % of them are female) under ongoing projects.

Staff

In the past 19 years, FIDO has reached more than 2,000,000 beneficiaries including most vulnerable IDPs and host communities with staff number of more than 97 (59 Male and 38 Female) whose educational background varied form PHD, MD, MA/MPH and BA in health, social science to community development, who are engaged in the operation working at the HQ in Addis Ababa, regional and field satellite offices. FIDO has empowered the community through working with more than ten thousand community volunteers who cater the specific needs of target communities. Currently there are 540 community volunteers (about 50 % of them are female) under ongoing projects.

Geographic Coverage

FIDO is currently working in Addis Ababa, Oromia, Somalia, SNNP, and Gambela region of Ethiopia with its programs spreading over 13 Zones and 49 districts. At the moment, we are working very aggressively to expand our geographic coverage as well as thematic area of focus with the introduction of new develop-mental and humanitarian programs. Furthermore, FIDO has legal ground to function all over Ethiopia as needed.

Our Team

FIDO Board Member

Fayyaa Integrated Developmental Organization is governed by a volunteer unpaid Board of Directors.

Our Team

FIDO Board Member

Fayyaa Integrated Developmental Organization is governed by a volunteer unpaid Board of Directors.

Board Chairman

Dr. Yohannes Chanyalew

Board Chairman
Board Member

Dr. Fasil Taye

Board Member
Board Member

Sr. Yelimwork Abose

Board Member
Board Member

Prof. Kebede Deribe

Board Member
Board Secretary

Anbessu Tolla

Board Secretary
Board Member

Dr. Kassahun Kelifa

Board Member
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FIDO Senior Management

 

Development Team

Mr. Melkamu Gezahegn

Assistant Development program director 

Dr. Mossie Balachewu

Project Coordinator

Mr. Deresse

Project coordinator

Mr. Daniel Mekonen

M&E Officer

 

Finance Team

Mrs. Yeshiemebet

Finance Manager – BA in accounting

Mrs. Firehiwot Alemu

Admin and Finance Manager – BA accounting, Diploma in accounting & BA in management

Mr. Girma Kassa 

Senior Accountant – BA in accounting

Mrs. Mekdes Begizew

Accountant – BA in Accounting – Diploma in Accounting

Mr. Dreje Alemneh

Purchaser

Mr. Befikadu Workineh

Casher

Mr. Wondimu Woriku

Casher

Head Office Staff

Executive Office

Mrs. Asnakech Executive Secretary

 

Emergency & Relief Team

Dr. Mikyas Girma Emergency and relief project manager – Medical doctor
Dr. Gelila Yirgalem Senior project officer, E&R protection focal person. – Medical doctor
Dr. Hewan Tibebe Senior project officer, E&R shelter focal person. – Medical Doctor
Dr. Mekuanent Belayneh Senior project officer, E&R Nutrition focal person. – Medical doctor, SMART Nutrition survey manager
Mr. Anteneh Tilahun WASH project Coordinator, E&R WASH focal person. – BA in sociology
Mr. Tsegaye Tadesse Health project Coordinator, E&R Health focal person. – BSc nurse, MPH

 

Human Resource

Mrs. Yetinayet Takele

HR manager & Admin Assistant Director 

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Our goal is working to contribute towards the health and socio-economic development of Ethiopians.