Child and Youth Development

Child and youth development is the core intervention of FHIDO since its establishment. Children aged 0 to 24 who are Deprived, Excluded and Vulnerable (DEV) as well as their families are supported to access basic education services through provisions of educational materials , tutorial supports, reference books, medications , transportations , school fees as well as subsidies to assist them access nutrition which all contributed to perform better in their academic results and reduce drop outs. School girls are also supported with sanitary pads and sanitation materials which boosted their participation in education and reduced absenteeism.

Other than direct supports to children and youth , FHIDO has been actively engaged to enhance target schools education facilities where its target children and youth as well as others attend their education through construction class rooms, girls and boys latrine, libraries,  water points, play grounds and girls menstruation management rooms . Moreover , it also equip schools with library desks, chairs and tables, reference books, laboratory equipment, ICT materials in different schools found in Arada sub city in Addis Ababa and Amibara woreda of Afar region which  created friendly school environment for children and youth to succeed in their education.