AWiB is a volunteer driven membership association that seeks to unleash potential through supporting the personal and professional development of career women and women in business in Ethiopia.Established in April 2010, AWiB has been engaged in enabling personal and professional developments through facilitating experience sharing between upcoming and established female leaders through its networking platform; encouraging transformative conversations and sharing of pertinent information through its monthly programs and annual events. Tags: Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE)
BPC a management consulting firm engaged in promoting economic cooperation between China and Africa with experiences of working with GoE, Chinese partners and local partners to promote Chinese investment in Ethiopia, including a background in successfully facilitating Huajian Shoe Manufacturing, a global leading shoe manufacturer.EP partnered with BPC in LAL Investment Facilitation Intervention, to tackle absence of quality, informative, and packaged information about LAL investment opportunities in Ethiopia such as a thorough market analysis, policy support, and appropriate local partners to work with. Tags: LAL
DFID leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. DFID is ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women, and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.In Ethiopia, DFID works to reduce child mortality, support the education system, and protect people from hunger.
Enat Bank is a commercial bank and was initiated by Ethiopia’s businesswomen with a belief that supporting women to make deposits, access credit and trade services, and better manage their finances is good for business. Enat Bank aims to make profits for its shareholders while supporting social causes as well. Of its 7,000 shareholders, 64% are female.Enat’s mission is “to become a trendsetter in quality banking services delivery with a special focus on the needs of woman, and to play a catalytic role in stimulating social and economic development and creating shareholders value.” Its vision is “to become a world-class bank mainly by leveraging women’s capabilities.” Tags: Finance
TIDI is an autonomous federal government institution of Ethiopia established to fulfil textile industry development, a key part of GoE’s development plans. EP and TIDI are currently working together on a Pre-Employment Skills Training project, where the project will enable to source, train, and place 375 individuals in negotiation with an existing FDI in the Hawassa Industrial Park using the existing TVETs and other service providers’ capacity. The first phase already began in January 2016. Tags: CTA
Located in the southern part of the Afar National Regional State, about 280 km east of Addis Ababa, it is established to conduct researches on cotton and support cotton farms. Tags: CTA