The Hailemariam & Roman Foundation (HRF) was established in April 2018 as non-profit international NGO based on the agreement reached with the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. The founders, the Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia, H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Dessalegn and the Former First Lady of Ethiopia, H.E. Mrs. Roman Tesfaye, have unwavering commitment to continue working with the government, people, and partners to support national and regional efforts in bringing socioeconomic transformation in Ethiopia and the broader Horn of Africa.
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Hailemariam & Roman Foundation (HRF)’s high-level delegation visited South Omo Zone, Hamer and Bena-Tsemay Woredas of the SNNPR to observe the implementation of women's economic empowerment...
A Working Visit Was Held on the HRF Initiated Student Meal Project in Five Schools of Pastoral Woredas in South Omo Zone
In order to boost the interest and involvement of pastoralist students in education and expand their enrolment, the Hailemariam & Roman Foundation’s high-level working team has reviewed the...
HRF Provided Various Sorts of Support to School Girls in Two Pastoralist Woredas of the South Omo Zone
The Hailemariam & Roman Foundation, with the support of the Australian Embassy, has provided various support to high school girls' in the South Omo Zone, Hamer and Bena-Tsemay woredas....
The High-Level Advocacy Conference with the theme “Joint Efforts for Accelerated Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health Development” has wrapped
A high-level advocacy conference jointly convened by the Hailemariam & Roman Foundation (HRF) and the South Omo Zone with the theme "Joint Efforts for Accelerated Maternal, Neonatal, and Child...
The Hailemariam and Roman Foundation (HRF), in collaboration with the South Omo Zone, convened a high-level advocacy conference under the theme "Joint Efforts for Accelerated Maternal, Neonatal and...
Through advocacy, networking and partnership with stakeholders at home and abroad.
Maternal & Child Health
Focusing on maternal, neonatal and child health including family planning, ANC, delivery, PNC, IMNCI, HIV/AIDS, and nutrition with a focus on the first 1000 days of life.
“We want to set an example to show that it is possible to incorporate sustainable community-led eco-tourism initiatives that protect our natural resources, rather than drain them, in order to progress economically and socially.”
– H.E. Mr. Hailemariam Dessalegn, Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia
“To realize our vision of a healthy and economically empowered community in a well conserved environment, we will focus on maternal and child health and nutrition by promoting prevention and integrated delivery of life-saving services.”
– H.E. Mrs. Roman Tesfaye, Former First Lady of Ethiopia