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Vision, Mission and Core Values

Company Overview


ORDA envisions prosperous society in Amhara region of Ethiopia.
Empowering poor communities and their organizations to achieve livelihoods and environmental security in Amhara region.
Organizational Goal
Contributing for the overall efforts of ensuring food, livelihood and environmental security that realizes sustainable development and social transformation in the Amhara region of Ethiopia.
Transformation through collaboration.
Core Values

  •  Respect and dedication to the people
  • Integrity
  •  Endurance
  •  Transparency and accountability
  •  Inclusiveness

Identity: ORDA is ORDA
         O= Optimistic
         R= Reliable
         D= Dynamic 
         A= Accountable 

General Information

In response to the sever rural poverty aggravated by the 1984 persistent drought, civil war, economic mismanagement and above all the political contention of the “Derg” regime, Organization for Rehabilitation and Development in Amhara (ORDA) was founded in February 1984 as Ethiopian Relief Organization (ERO). ORDA legally registered as local NGO in Ethiopian relief and rehabilitation commission 1991 and in 1999 by the federal Ministry of Justice (MOJ). Accordingly to the new Charities and Societies Legislation; it is re-registered by MOJ Charities and Societies Agency as Ethiopian Residents Charity under license number 0607. 
Before the downfall of the Derg regime, in 1991, it collected considerable cash and drug from donors and distributed it in terms of liquid money so that they can buy some food from the nearby market and eat. The reason behind this liquid money distribution was the peace situation and inaccessibility of the area. On the other side, the organization was doing its job using committed and small groups of personnel due to lack of banking system in the intervention areas. 
After the downfall of the Derg regime in 1991, the internal situation was stable and enabling for NGOs to operate. ERO then extended its relief and agricultural rehabilitation portfolio to include repatriation of Ethiopian returnees from the Sudan and resettlement of internally displaced people. Since 1993, it embarked on development interventions and implemented integrated food security and rural development projects in Ibnat, Belessa, Sekota and Metema woredas. However, it was not guided by a strategic plan until 1997. ORDA undertook the first five-year strategic plan (1997-2003) during the second General Assembly held in April 1997 in Bahir Dar, and it was during this general assembly that the name ERO changed to ORDA. 
This strategic plan defined ORDA’s priority to focus on natural resource protection, agricultural development, rural water supply and access road construction; emergency food aid and other related interventions to be taken up only when necessary. During this period, ORDA implemented seven Food Security and Integrated Rural Development Projects in Sekota, Ibnat, Belesssa, Wadla, Tach Gayint, Lay Gayint, Gublafto and Gidan woredas.
The second strategic plan (2004-2008), refined the priorities set earlier and restructured the organization accordingly, under four technical programs: Environmental Rehabilitation and Agricultural Development, Forest Resources Development, Water Resources Development and Disaster & Relief Programs, with six supporting units. This strategic period is a period characterized by enormous change where ORDA has reached to its highest visibility among the public, government, donors and partners mainly because of the foot print recognized at the grass roots level.
This trend has continued during the third strategic plan, with expanded area coverage, budget size, and diversified interventions from year to year. For instance, during the final year of the strategic period (2013), ORDA managed to implement 78 diversified projects in 63 Woredas in partnership with 32 funding partners and deployment of 973 (27% females) human capital. In the last 5 years (2009-2013) ORDA reached 3.5 million people in 80 Woredas of the region with Ethiopian Birr 1,592,572,702 (1,040,914,597 cash and 551,658,105 Birr estimated food commodity). 
During the last 30 years of dedicated service through its Relief, Rehabilitation and Development interventions, ORDA emerged as dependable development partner that continued attracting donors, win credibility of the government and reputation of the local community. 
• The 4th SPM will focuses on the existing three thematic focus areas and one more upgraded focus which are: natural resources development, water resources development, food security & agricultural development, and rural diversification with special focus on women and youth employment. While doing so, the 4th SPM will give due attention to program quality, graduation and cluster approach, for the different interventions. 

Last Updated (Tuesday, 13 January 2015 11:02)



የአማራ መልሶ መቋቋምና ልማት ድርጅት (አመልድ) ለክልሉና መላው የኢትዮጵያ ህዝብ እንኳን ለ2011 አዲስ ዓመት በሰላም አደረሳችሁ እያለ፡- 

በክልላችን ስትራቴጅያዊ ጠቀሜታ ያላቸው የአጭርና የረጅም ጊዜ ፕሮግራሞችንና ፕሮጀክቶችን በመቅረጽ የመንግስትንና የህዝቡን የልማት ክፍተቶች በመሙላት ትርጉም ያለው የልማት ስራ እያከናወነ ይገኛል፡፡

ድርጅቱ በአካባቢና ደን ልማት፣ የንፁህ መጠጥ ውሃ አቅርቦትና ምርታማነትን የሚያሳድጉ ቴክኖሎጅዎችንና አሰራሮችን እንዲሁም የመስኖ ልማት አውታሮችን በመዘርጋት ጉልህ አስተዋጽኦ ሲያበረክት ቆይቷል፡፡

ከዚህ በተጨማሪ የአየር ንብረት ለውጥን ለመቋቋም የሚያስችሉ አሰራሮችን በማላመድ፣ የገበያ ትስስር በመፍጠር፣ የአቅም ግንባታ ስልጠና በመስጠት የክልሉን ልማት እየደገፈ ይገኛል፡፡

አመልድ የተሻሻሉ የሰብልና የእንስሳት ዝርያዎችን በአርሶ አደሩ ቀየ በማድረስ፣ የእናቶችና የህጻናት ስርዓተ ምግብ እንዲሻሻል፣ ስራ የሌላቸው ወጣቶች የስራ ዕድል በመፍጠር እንዲሁም ሴቶችና የአካል ጉዳተኞች

የኢኮኖሚው ተጠቃሚ እንዲሆኑ ትኩረት ሰጥቶ እየሰራ ይገኛል፡፡

ድርጅቱ በሚያከናውናቸው የልማት ስኬቶች የውጭና የአገር ውስጥ ሽልማቶችን ያገኘ ሲሆን ከምንጊዜውም በተሻለ የልማት ስራዎችን በጋራ ለመስራት ለዓለም አቀፍና አገር አቀፍ ድርጅቶች ጥሪውን ያቀርባል፡፡

አዲሱ ዓመት የሰላም፣ የጤና፣ የፍቅርና የብልጽግና እንዲሆንላችሁ መልካም ምኞቱን ይገልጻል፡፡ 
የአማራ መልሶ መቋቋምና ልማት ድርጅት (አመልድ)



We have got awarded "THE AMERICAN BIZZ 2017" prize for our outperforming accomplishments in program (Business) Excellence

ORDA’s Executive Director Acceptance Speech 

ORDA awarded globally the ESQR’s Quality Choice Prize 2016!


Organization for Rehabilitation & Development in Amhara (ORDA) is awarded 1st level trophy in the fourth Ethiopian Quality Award (EQA)


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