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Fayyaa Integrated Development Organization (FIDO) is an Ethiopian resident not-for- profit Charity 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 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. There are core values and principles, which inform the work FIDO does in the community.

Our Story

Fayyaa Integrated Development Organization (FIDO) is an Ethiopian resident not-for- profit Charity 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 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. There are core values and principles, which inform the work FIDO does in the community.

Organizational Structure

FIDO 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 is elected by a General Assembly to oversee the overall operations of the organization and provide strategic guidance when necessary. FIDO’s head quarter is in Addis Ababa and it has 2 branch field coordination offices (Jimma and Nekemte). 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 Program Director and Finance Administrative Director.
With a head quarter in Addis Ababa, the organization has two branch offices at Jimma and Nekemte towns and FIDO has implemented on 92 districts, with the majority of them located in SNNP and Oromia regions with currently 78 staff members (28 female and 50 Male), whose educational background lies PHD, MD, MA/MPH ad BA in health, social sciences, and community development. Currently working with 540 volunteers, FIDO has empowered the community through working with more than ten thousand community volunteers who cater the specific needs of target communities.

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Health
Agriculture / Food Systems
Education
Livelihood
Nutrition
Environmental Protection
Humanitarian Response
Cross cutting issues (Gender, Climate Change)

Priority Areas of Programmatic and Intervention Area

FIDO has a wide spectrum of activities designed in to various programmatic interventions with its mission framework, of which the priority areas are as follows:

  • Education
  • Social and Behavioral communication change
  • Community HIV /AIDS Care and Treatment
  • Reproductive, Maternal Neonatal and Child Health and Adolescent
  • Reproductive Health
  • Care and support for the disadvantaged (PWD, PLWHAs and OVCs)
  • Water, Sanitation and Nutrition program
  • Integrated and sustainable Natural Resource Management
  • Community Capacity Building
  • Community Livelihood enhancement and Diversification
  • Relief and Humanitarian Action
  • Environmental governance
  • Rural economy
  • Food systems and agriculture

Priority Areas of Programmatic and Intervention

FIDO has a wide spectrum of activities designed in to various programmatic interventions with its mission framework, of which the priority areas are as follows:

Education

Social and Behavioral communication change

Community HIV /AIDS Care and Treatment

Reproductive, Maternal Neonatal and Child Health and Adolescent

Reproductive Health

Care and support for the disadvantaged (PWD, PLWHAs and OVCs)

Water, Sanitation and Nutrition program

Integrated and sustainable Natural Resource Management

Community Capacity Building

Community Livelihood enhancement and Diversification

Relief and Humanitarian Action

Environmental governance

Rural economy

Food systems and agriculture

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