Alliance Update: The Evangelical Churches Fellowship of Ethiopia (ECFE)

The Evangelical Churches Fellowship of Ethiopia (ECFE) recently implemented an emergency response project in the Abaya District over 400 kilometers from Addis Ababa, the nation’s capital. The East Africa region has been adversely affected by the economic downturn due to COVID 19 and the desert locust infestation. Over 3,150 household heads directly benefited from the program, with about 18,473 individuals recorded as indirect beneficiaries.

The global pandemic and locust infestation has led to an acute food shortage and economic shocks owing to the destruction of their main source of livelihoods. The ECFE intervention has been lauded by local partners within the district for saving both lives and livelihoods. However, there remains a growing need area for peacebuilding, livelihood diversification, environmental protection, emergency food assistance, and other economic recovery resources.

To support the work of ECFE amongst vulnerable communities in Ethiopia please email social@aeafrica.org

About ECFE

The Evangelical Churches Fellowship of Ethiopia (ECFE) is a legally registered umbrella organization for more than 64 denominations, 114 para-church organizations, 18 diaspora churches’ fellowships, and 250 new associate member denominations. The fellowship has 10 regional offices throughout the country that have sustained their humanitarian interventions over the years.



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