An experience exchange event on the success of IGA beneficiaries Organized at Holeta

news-intro-image2“…the entrepreneurship training was an eye opener. It enabled us to see how one can go up the ladder of success in life. We learned how we may set a goal we wish to reach at, start with a small amount of money that we used to think is useless and start moving, step by step, toward the goal that we have set.” A young IGA beneficiary from Wajitu Harbu village in Welmera woreda

A Community Seed Bank (CSB) Inaugurated at Telecho

news-intro-imageMELCA-Ethiopia has built its first Community Seed Bank (CSB) in Telecho Kebele of Welmera woreda in Finfinne Area Special Zone of Oromia National Regional State. A spectacular inauguration ceremony of the CSB has been held on the 30th of November 2013.

A Participatory Video (PV) Workshop Held at Bale project area

for websiteA participatory video workshop organized by MELCA and funded by the Gaia Foundation in collaboration with the European Commission (EC) was held at MELCA’s Bale project area from 23-27 Sep. 2013.

Participatory video is a form of participatory media in which members of a community create their own film.

Celebrating Diversity in Bale

for web front p“…this event is being conducted in a compound of a secondary school in a small town. Nonetheless, for me, it is more important than any other gathering held in halls with armchairs in big cities. That is so because it is about being committed for conservation of nature and protection of the environment, which is vital for both the current and future generation.”