With 01.12.2018 Austrian Red Cross together with its partners embarked on an exciting 5-years regional WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) capacity strengthening programme in East Africa.
It is the overall aim of The Skybird Programme to contribute to improved living conditions – incl. health, environment and livelihood – in East Africa through increased innovation, strengthened capacities and partnerships of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (RCRC) movement in WASH and related fields to enable more gender sensitive and effective WASH service delivery.
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Latest updates and learnings
Learnings and Challenges – Rehabilitating the Degraded Land of Selga 20 kebele, ERCS Benishangul Gumuz Regional Branch Skybird Cycle I Micro Project.
BACKGROUND Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) Benishangul Gumuz Regional Branch was established in 1997 and is located in the capital city of the region, Assosa. Besides providing 24-hours free ambulance and related humanitarian services, the branch has been...
Learnings and Challenges – Improving community health through construction & rehabilitation of public toilets, Skybird Micro Project ERCS Illu Aba Bor Branch
Ethiopian Red Cross Association (ERCS) Illu Aba Bor branch is one of the 7 ERCS branches who implemented Skybird micro projects in Ethiopia in Skybird cycle 2 program implementation period from November 1st 2021 till October 31st 2022. ERCS Illu Aba Bor Branch Skybird...
Behailu Woldegiorgis have joined the Austrian Red Cross, Ethiopia delegation in the capacity of program and PMER manager starting on August 21, 2023. He commenced his new duty with a blood donation at the ERCS compound, like he has done in the past. Behailu is a...