Empowering Communities for Sustainable Development in Ethiopia

Jerusalem Children and Community Development Organization (JeCCDO) was established in 1985 as an indigenous, non-governmental, humanitarian organization in response to the needs of children who were left orphaned, displaced or lacked proper care and support due to civil war and drought.

JeCCDO is now reregistered as Ethiopian resident charity and operates in different parts of the nation with the aim of promoting the wellbeing of children.

In its a quarter century journey through the development process, JeCCDO reaches about 850,000 beneficiaries directly or indirectly in a year time. Even so, it works for a wider coverage.  For further information about JeCCDO's history


JeCCDO envisages an Ethiopian society where all citizens promote the wellbeing of children.


JeCCDO facilitates community development process where the wellbeing of children is effectively promoted in all its target areas.

  • Education Bureau grants books to JeCCDO

  • JeCCDO Signs agreement for water supply, sanitation,hygiene promotion project

  • JeCCDO Participates in Go Green Afrique Africa International Fair

  • Project to benefit more than 16,000 students

  • JeCCDO signs memorundum of understanding with Amhara cluster Edukans Partners

  • Community Based organizations takeover projects of nearly 9 million birr

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