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 Signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office
Hailemariam & Roman Foundation (HRF) and the Federal HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office (Federal HAPCO) have signed a memorandum of understanding to advance common objectives of combating...
A Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration Platform for the Restoration and Sustainable Conservation of Nechsar National Park Established
Nechsar National Park is one of the few protected areas constituting nearly 20% of the total biodiversity of the country. However, manmade and natural threats paused an existential danger on the...
HRF and EFCCC Collaborate to Heighten Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Efforts
HRF and EFCCC Collaborate to Heighten Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Efforts Hailemariam & Roman Foundation (HRF) and the Environment, Forest & Climate Change...
A giant lip in Ethiopia’s Cancer treatment efforts Ethiopia’s first linear accelerator (LINAC) machine became operational
The first Linear Accelerator (LINAC) high-precision cancer treatment machine started providing service at the Black lion Specialized Hospital. LINAC is the leading and most advanced cancer treatment...
Yenat Weg Charitable Association, an organization that pioneered a large-scale school-feeding program in Addis Ababa public schools has merged with the Hailemariam and Roman Foundation. Initiated...
Hailemariam and Roman Foundation held a consultation forum on the economic empowerment of women in South Omo Zone. Last week; members of the Hailemariam and Roman Foundation (HRF) headed to Jinka,...
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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