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Victor Baah

Nutritionist/Project Manager

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18 Apr 2017, 00:40

Holystic Nutrition Org, is a community based NGO located in Obuasi, Ghana. The organization is currently running a project: SMALCHILD Project. Save the MALnourished CHILD Project. An initiative to mobilize support for the treatment of all undernourished children in the Obuasi municipality of Ghana.
Child undernutrition is not just a health problem but a gross barrier to the sustainable socioeconomic development of any society.
The project has now enrolled and supported about 20 SAM, Severe Acute Malnutrition Children through inpatient and outpatient management.
The project is currently faced with challenges of funds acquisition and other resources to mobilize and support these children with undernutrition.

We therefore seek your concerns as to how we can get donor partnerships and acquire needed funds to help these vulnerable children.
Please, what should we do?

Nebiyu Ayalew Estifanos

CMAM program coordinator- MCMDO

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7 Jun 2017, 08:53

Mothers and Children Multisectoral Developmental Organization
MCMDO
Expression of interest for partnership
Mothers and Children Multisectoral Developmental Organization (MCMDO), is an indigenous, nongovernmental and not for profit Humanitarian organization established in 1997,re-registered as Ethiopian resident charity organization as per the new ChSA legislation, charity and society proclamation number 621/2009, registration number of 0022.
For the past nineteen years, MCMDO has implemented 118 project (20 ongoing and 98 completed) with a total of birr130, 278,294.00 (one hundred thirty million two hundredseventy eight thousand two hundred ninety four) in cash, and approximately birr 53,403,198 (fifty three million four hundred three thousand one hundred ninety eight) in kind. More than five million beneficiaries have received services from the different program interventions.
MCMDO’s head office is in Addis Ababa with branch offices in Benishangul Gumze, Oromia region, Gambella, Ethiopia Somali, Tigray and Amhara regions. Our Organization has 46 Qualified and committed staff with diverse work experience indifferent government, private, local and international organizations, with qualifications ranging from PhD to Diploma.
MCMDO has been working on eight thematic areas under its development and humanitarian response programs. These are Education, Health, livelihood, WASH, Agriculture, Environmental protection, women Economic Empowerment, and Nutrition.
MCMDO’s humanitarian response program has been exerting its effort to respond to emergency situations locally, where the federal government announced woreda as food in secured and in refugee contexts. MCMDO has been implementing Emergency nutrition response project through CMAM approach for drought affected community by direct assistance,and build the capacity of MoH office through delivering capacity building training conducting supportive supervision, strengthening referral linkage, and technical and logistic support at grass root level. MCMDO has been working on this project in collaboration with Borena, Arsi and Guji zone of Oromia region Health office. MCMDO has plans of replicating its proven experience to other regions as well.
In Addition to its immense experience in grass root project implementation, MCMDO had 26subgrantees implementing projects in different parts of the country; Under the Sweden International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). MCMDO has managed a three year project and implemented through its 20 partners. The project is mainly on capacity building, women Economic Empowerment, reduction of gender based violence and harmfultraditional practice. The 20 sub grantees and partners of MCMDO are local NGOs, and well known development actors at the grass root and community level. The projects are being implemented in hard to reach and marginalized districts of Ethiopia Somali, Benishalgul Gunze and SNNPR in selected 10 woredas.
One pillar and objective of MCMDO is to build the capacity of its sub grantees, and partner NGOs after conducting comprehensive system Audit and need assessments. In this regard, various capacity building trainings, such as, financial management, project cycle management, resource mobilization, strategic planning, data base management system, technical TOT training that will cascade to the target community has been facilitated.
MCMDO has been intervene CMAM project (Emergency nutrition intervention) in Oromia Region of different district through partnership with GOAL using USAID/OFDA grant. This intervention has been benefiting a total of 1443 malnourished children with in the project period, through building the capacity of district health office personals, conducting supportive supervision, strengthening the referral system, logistics support etc.
Currently, due to scarcity of budget we couldn’t respond the emergency situation even if there is a need until now with in different region of Ethiopia and still there is uncovered district with partner
Furthermore, MCMDO is also implementing projects in Gmbella region, funded by UNHCR and WFP, supporting the refugee program in Tekidi, KuleandJewi Camp, where malnutrition rate is high; providing support to the most vulnerable, by increasing their food security.
MCMDO also shares the vision of improving the lives of the most vulnerable, providing them the capacities they need to thrive and live dignified lives, through increasing their access to livelihood options, ensuring quality service delivery, strengthening emergency response mechanism and resilience. Since we share the same vision, MCMDO would like to express its interest in creating partnership with your organization and support your efforts towards the same goal of providing emergency response and resilience interventions to the most vulnerable community.
Please let us know if you need additional information or clarification.
For more information,
Please also visit our website at www.mcmdo.org
We trust in our future potential partnership.

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