UAE Project Launch

The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates donated funds to Organization for Women in Self Employment (WISE) for a project that aims at building the economic capacity of low-income women and girls in Yeka Sub-city of Addis Ababa. The UAE Ambassador to Ethiopia, H.E. Mr. Ghazi Abdullah, launched the project during his visit to the Organization on 24 January, 2018. He confirmed the continued support of his government in his remarks made during the event where the first batch of the target members were present.
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Gelila Assefa Puck launched partnership with WISE

Gelila Assefa Puck, Founder and Chair of the Dream for Future Africa Foundation (DfFA), announced the Foundation’s intent to support the work of WISE, specifically technical training to young women and interventions aimed at improving the lives of women living with HIV/AIDS. The Guest of Honor at the launch of the partnership was HE Mr. Michael Arthur Raynor, US Ambassador to Ethiopia. Professor Ephraim Isaac, Chair of the Board of the Ethiopian Peace and Development Center was also present.
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Tsigie Haile received Special Humanitarian Award

The Director and founder of WISE, Tsigie Haile, received CCRDA’s Special Humanitarian Award conferred by the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. The ceremony took place at CCRDA’s 2017 NGOs/CSOs Good Practice Day on 28 December, 2017. High level government officials, donors and the NGO community were present.

WISE has closed its 20th anniversary

WISE has closed its 20th anniversary ceremony colorfully with its target members, staff and fellow guests on September 22. Various kinds of competitions among target members, boards and staff have made the closing ceremony vibrant. Certificates of appreciation and gifts have been awarded to target members and staff who were with the organization for over 10 years.

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