Wolaitta Development Association (WODA)

P.O. Box: 001 Wolaitta Soddo

Ansprechpartner: Ayele Altaye

+251465512188; +251465515242; +251911335053


  • Hilfsorganisation
  • Bildungspolitik/-projekt
  • Sozialpolitik/behinderte Menschen

Über uns

Wolaitta is the name of both the people and the area in Ethiopia.

Wolaitta Development Association (WODA) is an indigenous, not-for-profit, and local non- governmental membership-based organization in Ethiopia, re-established in Dec. 2000. We are committed to work for socio-economic development of Wolaitta by soliciting resource from the community, governmental and nongovernmental organizations, supporters and other sources and enhancing active community participation to initiate and sufficiently work on demand-driven development programs in the areas of ecologically sound agriculture, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), education, entrepreneurship development and integrated population health and environment (PHE).

• Environmental protection and biodiversity conservation;
• Ecological agricultural and livelihood activities to ensure food security;
• Providing microfinance based saving and credit service;
• Skill development training;
• Clean water supply;
• Basic health service promotion, health facility capacity development, enhanced family planning, reproductive health, HIV/AIDs and other communicable disease prevention;
• Construction of schools and/or education centers, and provision of education materials to promote access and quality education, capacity building interventions for education sector;
• Documentation and development of history, culture, language, heritage; and promotion of ecotourism;
• Organize awareness raising events and training sessions to combat unnecessary and extravagant traditional practices and mobilize community to practically make a difference;
• Promote and develop different socio-economic infrastructures;
• Establish and practically make use of income generating schemes; and
• Provide humanitarian assistance to those needy citizens.

Shelf Projects:
• WB CSO Fund Project Concept Note
• HQ Building proposal
• Abaya Project proposal
• Agrobiodeversity and natural resource conservation
• Wolaitta Liqa Public School Students' Dormitory Construction
• Proposal for Tigil Fire Primary School reinforcement.
• Proposal for Boditi Mothers and Infants care Center

Running Projects:
• Livelihood Project
• HIV/AIDS Protection and Control
• Population Health and Environment
• Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR)

Ayele Altaye is the General Manager of WODA.

For other net participants we can offer an expert guidance through trained staff, give an expert opinion, procure expert information and establish new contacts in the field of our work.