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Projekt-ID: 626

Reintegrating Street Children in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Kontaktperson: Andreas G. Andiel
eingereicht am: 12.11.2013
Land/Region: Österreich/Wien
Art: Aktion
Themenkreis: Soziales Engagement



Street Children in Bahir Dar, Amhara Region, Ethiopia need urgent care – re-integration into homes and family structures, clothes and school uniform, general supply and school stationaries, they need to be trained to sustain their livelihood ...


KABELWERK LOFTS, Am Kabelwerk 6/X/1.06
1120 Wien

PROJECT LOCATIONS 1: Bahir Dar, Amhara, Ethiopia 2: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 3: Mekelle and Adigrat, Tigray, Ethiopia
  • Start Projektumsetzung: 14.10.2013


GAFÉIAS is an Austrian registered nonpolitical organization and contributes to the development gaps in the Global South. It has initiated a Cactus Cultivation project in Tigray, Ethiopia, in cooperation with UNIDO. It has also facilitating the processes for the implementation of children focused programs in Bahir Dar, Amhara Region. We have organized personnel and organizational structures necessary to implement the mentioned projects.

Nachweis Projektabschluss

Total billing, invoice, photographic documentation & videos, and online interim and final report (German and English).
In addition: instructional materials, publications, project results.


The existence of an increased number of Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) is a global social crisis, with differing intensity and magnitude across the world that we are facing today. The current and future hope of children darkens when their parents get sick, die, or become disable. That is, parents due to varieties of reasons, become unable to fulfill their parental responsibilities. Children without biological parents suffer a great deal of emotional, physical, spiritual and psychological deprivations that increases their potential vulnerabilities.

Street Children in Bahir Dar, Amhara Region, Ethiopia need urgent care – re-integration into homes and family structures, clothes and school uniform, general supply and school stationaries, they need to be trained to sustain their livelihood.

We are selling vouchers, 1 package for 50 Euro includes a monthly GAFÉIAS Salary of 800 Birr time 0.04 equivalent 32 Euro + 450 Birr equivalent 18 Euro for above stated expenses proportionately.

This GAFÉIAS Project is based on agreement with Municipal Council Bahir Dar, signed by Mayor, as of 30/12/2005 according the Ethiopian Calendar, equivalent 05/09/2013 and conducted in the frame of Model Smart Green City Plan for Bahir Dar initiated by a team of experts’ team including GAFÉIAS.

After the preparatory works we will continue working on comprehensive project proposal in order to submit it at the soonest to high potential international project donors in order to achieve a maximum impact.

We are focusing our attention on improvement of life conditions for a maximum number of street children in Bahir Dar, Amhara as well as in the Capital City Addis Ababa and in the poorest region or the country, in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia.

GAFÉIAS ETHIOPIA intends this project as a long term initiative. Steady increase of impact is based on long term investments.

Dieses Projekt findet außerhalb Österreichs statt. Die Kontroll- und Prüfaufgaben der Betriebs-GmbH sind bei diesem Projekt aufgehoben. Siehe Nutzungsbedingungen Punkt 6: „Projekte, die außerhalb Österreichs stattfinden...“


  • Projektrisiken
    The number of Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) is rising.

    These children become victim of physical, social, psychological and legal problems.

    Poverty, HIV/AIDS, conflict, drought and so on are the underline causes for the growth of the problem.

    Government capacity to intervene and alleviate this problem is minimal.

    There is no social security system that can protect OVC.

    The extended family system has been the back up that supports such sectors of society, but as the number of OVC and their needs is rising, it becomes a challenge for the this traditional system to resolve it.

    Hence, it is obvious the problem requires a broad range of actors that could dedicate their action to contribute to the efforts going on to give opportunities to Children under difficult circumstances.
  • Budgetplanung
    October 2013 till December 2014:

    Budget via € 10,000


    Staff & Administration: € 3,000

    Material: € 7,000 (accommodation, supply, food, school uniform and stationaries)


Links & Downloads



Andreas G. Andiel

hat am 28.03.2019 geschrieben

Project report 12.11.2013 till 06.06.2018 - Use of Funds News Update 28.03.2019 Street Children,Lalibela Education Project

Project report 12.11.2013 till 06.06.2018 - Useof Funds

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Andreas G. Andiel

hat am 21.07.2017 geschrieben

Updated Project Documents August 2017

Dear appreciated Donors,


Andreas G. Andiel

hat am 23.11.2016 geschrieben

Publication of the full report of the project Reintegrating Street Children in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, for the years 2013 - 2016

November 23, 2016, the full project report of the project Reintegrating Street Children in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, for the years 2013 - 2016, has been published on webpage, Projekt-ID: 626. The presentation is written in German (English translation will follow shortly) and consists of full details (slides 1-18) regarding: Wer wir sind / Warum Children Support Ethiopia? / Der Bedarf / Die konkreten Ziele / Die Zielgruppe / Charity / Konzept / Zeit- und Arbeitsplan / Finanzen / Projekt Förderung – Weitere Projektunterstützung und Foto Galerie (slides 19-74).

The next Children Support Ethiopia project mission will take place from January 20 till February 12, 2017, in Bahir Dar and Lalibela.


Andreas G. Andiel

hat am 12.11.2013 geschrieben

ENFOLIVE - High Risk Street Children Aid in Ethiopia, News, October 24, 2013, by Filmon Lebelo

Tesfaye Nigusu, Musie Tadessse and I have been working on Bahir Dar High Risk Children project. Anegagerie Mekonen collected information and different kinds of data from the Municipal Council of Bahir Dar, which can be used as an input for the project we are drafting for Bahir Dar. He has been also instructed to identify possible stakeholders in our work and make good contacts. We are looking forward to more research we need to conduct.


Andreas G. Andiel

hat am 30.09.2013 geschrieben News Abstract 2013-09-23

GAFÉIAS assigned Anegagrie Mekonnen, GAFÉIAS ETHIOPIA Project Associate, who recruited himself as of September 6, 2013, taking immediate care of High Risk Street Children in Bahir Dar, Amhara, Ethiopia. Supervised by Ethiopian Orphan and Vulnerable children expert Tesfaye Nigusu Tarekegn (GAFÉIAS ETHIOPIA Vice President) and after receiving initial project budget, he is ready to act. Right after returning from his UNIDO/GAFÉIAS Mission in Ethiopia, and after first project arrangements in Bah...



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