Healthy Community, Sustainable Environment

Supporting the efforts of government, communities, and partners in bringing socioeconomic transformation in Ethiopia and the broader Horn of Africa

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Maternal & Child Health

Over the past two decades, Ethiopia has made significant strides in reducing child mortality.
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Nutrition

Over the past decade, Ethiopia has made encouraging progress in reducing chronic undernutrition children.
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Climate-smart Conservation-based Ecotourism

The mosaic cultural heritage of South Omo’s diverse ethnic groups coupled with magnificent habitats of Omo and Mago national parks make it one of the natural areas in the country with great tourist attractions.
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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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Climate-Smart Ecotourism
and Conservation

Through advocacy, networking and partnership with stakeholders at home and abroad.

Maternal & Child Health
and Nutrition

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