Responsibilities


Corporate Social Responsiblity

Every Year, Ethiopian celebrated Christmas with orphans from different non-governmental organizations (NGOs) namely; Abebech Gobena, Mary Joy, Alepha School, Nehemia Authism Center, NIA Foundation, Meseret Humaniterian Organization, Mother Teresa etc. at its Headquarters on December 31, 2016. Ethiopian has shown kind gesture to more than 300 orphans by cherishing them with gifts, musical entertainments and different games.

 

                                                   Ethiopian Continues Supporting Hanna Godefa – November, 2016

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Ethiopian has continued supporting Hannah Godefa in the year 2016. Ethiopian has been supporting Hannah’s sustainable humanitarian movement towards educating and empowering girls, fighting against FGM and fundraising in support of Ethiopian students with stationery materials.

Ethiopian sponsored the shipment of 800kg of Irish traditional drink Guinness from London to Addis and provides free tickets to the success of the celebration of St. Patricks’ Day at Ireland Embassy in Ethiopia

Ethiopian sponsored the 16th Great Ethiopian 10km Run and funded 8000 of its employees to participate at the 10km Run. 

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Ethiopian in collaboration with Greener Ethiopia has planted 2000 seedlings at the region of Holeta, Menagesha at the district of Bewelmera. 

Ethiopian coved the travel cost of  Ato Girum Ermias, Ruta MengisteAb and Meseret Azage’s to Los Angeles to receive their awards at the prestigious Alex Theatre of Glendale California, USA.

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Ethiopian supported Nurse Martha Gebreselassie whose endeavor touches the lives of cardiac patients at the Black Lion hospital. She has done this by organizing volunteer cardiac surgeons from the US. And she is also working with Mekedonia Home for the Elderly & Mentally Challenged Center in Addis to do what she can in a short and long term plan by representing Mekedonia in North America.

Ethiopian has also covered the transportation of Eyerusalem Girma Zewdie from New York that she can be able to make research on child marriage that can help her to mobilize necessary resources and solutions from the US to Ethiopia.

Ethiopian covered the travel cost of Elias Hailemariam, 4th year Information Technology Student, to attend the 12th Global Students Forum at Seoul, South Korea. His experience at the Forum is believed to be a great input for his university peers for a greater productivity in terms of enhanced learning outcomes.  

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Ethiopian has also covered the travel cost of Dr. Temesgen Beyene, medical doctor and lecturer at Addis Ababa University, who gained a scholarship opportunity from Harvard Medical School for his Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program as being the only clinical research scholar from Ethiopia after having a successful competition from clinical scientists all over the world.

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Ethiopian has been touching the lives of many individuals by filling the gaps of their financial constraint through the full coverage of their medical travel cost. This has been a great help to the needy patients to access foreign treatment improving their endangered medical condition.

In this quarter, Ethiopian has offered free air tickets for 3 medical travelers to Delhi, Bombay and Stockholm. Ethiopian as a responsible corporate citizen will always strive to do its level best to support the less fortunate society.

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Members of Ethiopian executive management team and staff members joined H.E. W/o Roman Tesfaye, First Lady of Ethiopia, in a visit to beneficiaries of school feeding program the Airline sponsors. H.E. W/o Roman and the team from ET visited Bole Gerji Elementary School today, on March 30, 2016, and shared lunch with the students.  

Bole Gerji Elementary School is one of the schools where ET provides meals to needy children on weekdays as part of the school feeding program jointly run by Ethiopian Airlines, the Office of the First Lady of Ethiopia and Ye Enat Weg Charitable Association. Ethiopian started supporting the program in various elementary and junior secondary schools in Addis Ababa in November last year. The program benefits students from less fortunate families, selected through the recommendations of respective administrative offices.

Speaking at the visit program, H.E. W/o Roman thanked Ethiopian Airlines and all the stakeholders involved in the school feeding program. She said, “The government is making efforts to make education accessible to all children allocating substantial budget to the sector. But that alone is not enough. We have to support such needy children in schools in a sustainable way if they are to be successful in their studies and lives.”

Ato Busera Awel, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), on his part said, “Ethiopian has been actively cooperating with different local and international organizations in support of humanitarian causes. The Airline has partnered with Boeing to transport medical, educational and other humanitarian supplies free of charge.” He addedthat Ethiopian is also working with Ye Enat Weg Charitable Association and other local humanitarian organizations to advance humanitarian causes as part of its corporate social responsibility. Ato Busera noted, “If children bother about what they eat rather than what they learn when they are in the school, they can hardly succeed in their studies. The country needs successful students now more than ever. So, addressing the food needs of such students and helping them focus on their studies is everybody’s responsibility.”

The principal of Bole Gerji Elementary School, Ato Girma Ayele, on his part expressed his deepest gratitude to ET and all the stakeholders of the school feeding program for supporting the needy children. The general purpose of the program is to augment the ongoing education quality assurance initiatives by decreasing the drop-out rate and enhancing active participation of students in the teaching and learning process.  

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WEEMA International is a US based not for profit, non-governmental organization licensed as a foreign charity in Ethiopia working together with their international staff and team of over 50 in Ethiopia to fulfil their mission to empower Ethiopian communities through clean water access, education, economic opportunity and health care.

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has received its 14th B787 Dreamliner named  "Colonel Robinson", leased from AWAS, on 01 July 2016 carrying humanitarian aid.

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Ethiopian has joined with Boeing to deliver medical supplies donated from HANDS (Horn of Africa Neonatal Development Services) to Jimma University, Bahir Dar University, and Colleges of Public Health to support much needed medical supplies to neonatal units.  Moreover, additional of 2500 higher-education book from the Ethiopian Historical Conservation Council has also been delivered to Axum University.

Ethiopian, an aviation technology leader in Africa, was the first airline in the world outside Japan to receive and operate B787 Dreamliner, the most technologically advanced commercial aircraft back in August 2012.

Ethiopian Group CEO, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam said, “We are happy to receive our 14th B787 Dreamliner named after Col. John Charles Robinson , who was one of the pioneers in the creation of Ethiopian Airlines by training our first batch of pilots. His contribution also represents the long-standing spirit of friendship that exists between Ethiopia and the United States Ethiopian is proud to be able to make a humanitarian delivery with this flight. As a responsible corporate citizen, Ethiopian continues to contribute positively to the socio-economic development of the country by relentlessly delivering on its corporate social responsibilities. “ 

As fleet expansion is among the four pillars of our 15 years strategic roadmap dubbed Vision 2025 , and hence, we are continually  modernizing our  fleet capability to suffice our ever expanding network and for the extra comfort and satisfaction of our customers.   The  Dreamliner, has  already proved itself in our fleet with its  unmatched combination of operational flexibility, efficiency, and passenger comfort, that will allow Ethiopian to achieve its goal, to be the leading Aviation Group in Africa and a leading global airline.”

Ethiopian is proud to be amongst the carriers with the highest number of Humanitarian Delivery Flights program in Boeing.  This is Ethiopian’s 27th free delivery flight supporting generously transporting relief aid.

Ethiopian has leased additional 2 B787-8 aircraft from AWAS. These aircraft are powered by Rolls Royce Trent 1000-D engines. It accommodates 24 Cloud 9 and 246 Economy seats. The Cloud 9 seats are  equipped with full flat (180 degree) Diamond seat from BE aerospace and Thales Top Avant IFE system.

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Vision On Africa (VoA) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization incorporated in the State of Virginia, and registered in Ethiopia serving the underprivileged in the Yeka Sub-city, Kotebe area which comprises of 40,000 households in six kebeles and three Farmers Associations. VoA was registered in Ethiopia in April 2004, signed a tri-patite agreement with the Addis Ababa City Administration Social and Non-Governmental Organization Affairs Office and the Health Bureau to deliver an integrated mother and child health center targeting 140,000 people in the Kotebe area.  VoA has secured a facility and has opened a center in March 2005 and Ethiopian is pleased to help this organization. 


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Is a leading regional umbrella organization that presents Africa Women entrepreneurs.  World Women Trade Fair – Africa has been working since May 2015 on the 2015 Champions Award by representing the leading Women of Africa and the organizing provincial government provide of KwaZulu-Natal on the Africans Head of Statues completion. Ethiopian is pleased to sponsor the ticket of Ex. Director and Regional Representative, Mekdes Haile to travel to Johannesburg for an award ceremony. 

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The Irish Society of Ethiopia organizes a Charity Ball every year. They hold the Charity Ball at the Sheraton Hotel, where they will entertain 640 guests with a gourmet meal, followed by an evening of special prizes, a silent auction and dancing to the music of a traditional Irish band brought from Ireland for the event.

Their main objective for the charity ball is to raise money for charities doing exceptional work with the disadvantaged.  This year they have raised a record of 650,000 birr for three charities.

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African Mosaique is a pan-African annual fashion show featuring the continent’s best designers that inspires and excites the international fashion community. The income to be generated from this prestigious fashion event will be a great help to fund Ethiopian Children’s Fund. This centre is located at Aleltu helping close to 610 needy children by providing free education, nutrition and primary health care. Ethiopian is proud to help the less fortunate children that ECF supports.

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CHFE (The Children Heart Fund of Ethiopia) is a non-governmental, non-profit making humanitarian organization committed to helping children with heart disease. CHFE has been assisting children with heart disease get proper treatment both at home and abroad, it is also involved in promoting awareness among the public about heart disease in children for preventive purpose.  CHFE is addressing itself to a problem that is beyond the country's system and that of the individual parent. In doing so, CHFE has always relied upon the good will of its benefactors, both within and outside of the country. In the last 17 years more than 1,200 children have been treated at the children's heart fund of Minnesota, USA; Terre des hommes-Nederland; chain of hope, UK; save the child's heart, Germany and other centers. The children's heart fund of Ethiopia focuses on the improvement of services for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care of children with heart disease. CHFE finds sponsors for the treatment, accommodation and transportation costs of children to have a cardiac surgery abroad; it also coordinates to bring voluntary medical teams to come to Ethiopia to render treatment including cardiac surgery. Ethiopian is honored to sponsor this worthwhile cause.

Ethiopian Airlines joined with Boeing and Seattle Alliance Outreach (NGO) to deliver more than 630 kilograms of medical supplies and equipment to Kidney Failure Dialysis Charity Organization in Ethiopia. The delivery was made aboard the brand new Boeing 777 Freighter on 11 September, 2015.

Kidney Failure Dialysis Charity Organization runs a Public Dialysis Center on the premises of Zewditu Hospital helping to save the valuable lives of citizens living with kidney failure by providing affordable dialysis services for the public.

As one of the many airlines involved in Boeing’s Humanitarian Delivery Flights program, this is Ethiopian’s 21st free delivery flight, putting Ethiopian amongst the carriers with the highest number of Humanitarian Delivery Flights.

In this quarter, Ethiopian has offered free air tickets for 10 medical travelers to Bangkok, Delhi, and Bombay with a value that closely amount to ETB 191,775.00. Ethiopian as a responsible corporate citizen will always strive to do its level best to support the less fortunate society.

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Ethiopian sponsored ‘Healing Hands of Joy’, a community based, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization committed to improving the lives of women who have suffered from bstetric fistula and preventing more women from developing fistula. The organization’s motto is “Fight Fistula – Deliver Safely” and its overall aim is to “Make Motherhood Safer in Ethiopia.”

Since the inception of Safe Motherhood program in 2010, Healing Hands of Joy has trained over 300 fistula survivors. Their Safe Motherhood Ambassadors have educated over 10,000 women in their com­munities in safe delivery practices.

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Ethiopian supported ReachAnother Foundation. A foundation focusing primarily on Ethiopia, addressing family-related health issues that are deemed “fixable” through better access to quality healthcare. Working in tandem with its sister organization,ReachAnother Foundation-Nederland, the foundation supports the training of neurosurgeons at the University of Addis Ababa;facilitates and funds life-saving surgeries for babies with neural tube birth defects (such as spina bifida and hydrocephalus) at the Zewditu Memorial Hospital; provides start-up funds to open schools for children with autism; and works with Ethiopian health officials to promote prenatal care through public education.

Ethiopian believes in the noble virtue of giving back to the community through different means. And one of these is to genuinely stand with those whose mission values the welfare of the society as a whole.

save-the-chilodren.jpg Ethiopian has reached into agreement with Ethiopian Airlines and Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) towards saving the lives of Ethiopian cardiac patients by giving them free medical surgery to/from Israel. In support of this praiseworthy initiative, Ethiopian has offered discounted tickets from Addis Ababa to Israel for five cardiac patient children. Ethiopian strives to support its young citizen for a better life ahead.

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In 2014, Ethiopian linked up with two US-based non-profit organizations, Seattle Alliance Outreach and Evangelical Africa Mission Outreach, to transport more than 3000kg of medical and educational supplies to the Black Lion Hospital in Addis Ababa and a nearby high school. As one of about 50 airlines involved in Boeing’s Humanitarian Delivery Flights programme, this delivery was Ethiopian’s 19th flight, more than any other partner in the scheme.

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Ethiopian supported Mary Joy Development Association to give care for forgotten elderly citizens and orphans who are living with HIV AIDS. Ethiopian has been standing by Mary Joy to support its worthy cause towards the betterment of the children and elderly.

Ge-global.jpg Ethiopian joined hands with GE Global Growth and Operations to freely transport IT equipment, which weighs 1,050kg to be donated to Menilik II Preparatory School. Ethiopian has always been supporting its citizen to fill the gaps.

Ethiopian joined hands with Mekedonia Home for the Elderly and Mentally Disabled to finance the construction of the new home for the elderly which will be built on a 30,000 square meters around CMC. Ethiopian believes in supporting the legacy of the elderly that is truly endless.

Ethiopian has sponsored the travel cost of Ato Molla Mitiku, Editor-in-Chief of Walta Information Center to Washington DC. Ato Molla’s research paper entitled ‘Hydropower development indispensable to economic transformation: A case in Ethiopia’ was selected for both publication and oral presentation at the International Conference on Business and Economic Development-New York. Ethiopian keeps strengthening media relation through supporting individual endeavor.

Ethiopian encourages the participation of Dr. Mulu Nega at the International Conference on Doctoral Education to be held at the University of Central Florida that it will in return benefit the PhD programs in Ethiopia. Ethiopian is positive towards worthy initiatives that focus on the advancement of knowledge.

Ethiopian has sponsored the 12th edition of Women First 5km Run which was held on Sunday, March 15, 2015. Ethiopian encourages its female employees to participate at different social events.

Ethiopian was honored to be part of the Grand Fete that was organized by Sanford International School. The proceeds from the Fete were given to the local NGOs namely; Kidane Meheret Children Orphanage, Kechene Children Village, Arada Children Education and Makedonia-Home for the Elderly.

Ethiopian has sponsored the 13th St. Patrick’s Day Charity Ball that will be organized by the Irish Society of Ethiopia to be held in March 21, 2015. The Ball offers a memorable evening of unique entertainment, while raising money for three leading charitable entities that are doing exceptional work for the less fortunate. Ethiopian stands with those aiming to help the needy.

Ethiopian, in its endeavor to build-up indigenous film production centers, has supported Mango Production while transporting 235kg of filming equipment from Nairobi to Addis Ababa. The equipment was a key to produce the first ever mini movie with Yegna’s the behavioral change program created by Girl Hub Ethiopia. Ethiopian supports the art sector that educates and encourages the youth.

Every Year, Ethiopian celebrated Christmas with orphans from different non-governmental organizations (NGOs) namely; Abebech Gobena, Mary Joy, Alepha School, Mother Teresa etc. at its Headquarters.

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On January 10, 2015, Ethiopian has shown kind gesture to more than 600 orphans by cherishing them with gifts, musical entertainments and different games. Ethiopian generously presented gifts to the little ones so that they enjoy the joy of giving and receiving something special.

The event was graced by Ethiopian Executive Management affirming its continued support and care to the vulnerable children as they are the next generation who will be taking care of their home land and Ethiopian as well.

Ethiopian has continued supporting Hannah Godefa in the year 2015. Ethiopian has been supporting Hannah’s sustainable humanitarian movement towards educating and empowering girls, fighting against FGM and fundraising in support of Ethiopian students with stationery materials.

Recently, she has visited Ethiopian state-of-the-art facilities and participated at the Christmas celebration that Ethiopian held with different local NGOs to show love and care to less fortunate children. She has encouraged the children to be successful in their schooling as education is a key to success and motivated them that they have all the potential to grow higher and to live their dream.

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Hannah Godefa is an award winning 17 years humanitarian that includes; Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee (youngest in Ontario, Second youngest in Canada), Nominated for June Callwood Outstanding for Volunteerism, 2 Mayoral Awards, won the seasoned speaker/advocate and award of Canadian Member of Parliament for serving her community successfully.

Ethiopian, as part of its responsibility in serving the community, strives to support initiatives that benefit the community at large.

Ethiopian was pleased to support the 60th Anniversary Fundraising Event of Nazareth School. The fundraising has aimed to re-establish the age-long academic institution. The betterment of the institution has a great impact in guaranteeing a better future prospect for the next Ethiopian generation.

Ethiopian has been partnered and will always strive to cooperate with different institutions towards the resurgence of education in Ethiopia.

Ethiopian joined hands with Ethiopian Peace and Development Center so as to celebrate the Center’s Silver Jubilee through recognizing the past and to discuss the way forward in strengthening the peace in the Horn of Africa.

Ethiopian support, towards this event, signifies the need for solidarity among the regions in the Horn of Africa.

Ethiopian encouraged the Ethiopian Beekeepers’ Association while they were touring to the regions to provide training in agriculture and assisting beekeepers in the production of quality honey and beeswax.

Ethiopian encourages those who are striving towards the good of its own nation that in return build Ethiopia.

Ethiopian partnered with Ministry of Women, Children and Youth Affairs in creating market opportunities for women entrepreneurs with the sole purpose of ensuring women participation in economic development endeavors.

Ethiopian motivates the entrepreneurial programs for the success of the entrepreneur that play an essential role in a country’s economy.

Ethiopian has always been supporting patients in need of medical care abroad. This month Ethiopian was able to carry out its Corporate Social Responsibility by giving Ato Amare Mezgebe a free ticket to travel to Bombay for further medical treatment which was not available in Ethiopia.

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Ethiopian Brand Ambassador Hannah Godefa received 2015 Emerging Leader Award on behalf of TD Bank Group from the Canada Public Policy Forum.

Ethiopian got into agreement with The Aslan Project to improve pediatric cancer treatment in Ethiopia.

Ethiopian also honors 12 year-old Ethiopian farm boy named Temesgen Gamacho who was a cancer patient whose mother sold all of her cattle and, with nothing but the $200 she had collected, they made the 12-hour journey by foot and bus in search of medical care in Addis. Once in Addis, Temesgen’s leg was amputated and with the help of two generous Americans, he was able to be treated by Dr. Aziza at Georgetown University Hospital’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in Washington, DC. Unfortunately, Temesgen’s cancer spread and he passed away. Dr. Shada sought to honor Temesgen by helping those in his situation in Ethiopia.

Ethiopian believes in the noble virtue of giving back to the community through different means. And one of these is to genuinely stand with those whose mission values the welfare of the society as a whole.

Ethiopian has always been supporting patients in need of medical care abroad. This month Ethiopian was able to sponsor the medical travel of three individuals. Ethiopian carries out its Corporate Social Respon­sibility by offering free round trip tickets to lighten-up the hope of individual patients.

Boeing Commercial Airplanes and Ethiopian Airlines have partnered with non-profit organizations, African Legal Library Project and Book world, to transport educational supplies to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on a 787 Dreamliner being delivered to the airline on May 21, 2015. This is the third of the surprisingly roomy new Boeing 787 Dreamliner Ethiopian has received. Beyond the impressive structural improvement with flatbed business class seats, the 13th B787 has the latest generation, Android-based

AVANT In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) system.

Ethiopian sponsor Bitania Lulu, Executive Director of Youth Alliance for Leadership

and Development in Africa (YALDA) – AAU while heading to Vienna, Austria to attend the African Diaspora Youth Forum in Europe at the UN Headquarters. Ethiopian is proud to sponsor a free ticket to Vienna as per its initiation to empower the general youth and women in particular.

Ethiopian joined hands with GE Global Growth and Operations to freely transport IT equipment, which weighs 1,050kg to be donated to Menilik II Preparatory School. Ethiopian has always been supporting its own citizen to fill the gaps.

Ethiopian has reached into agreement with Ethiopian Airlines and Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) towards saving the lives of Ethiopian cardiac patients by giving them free medical surgery to/from Israel. In support of this praiseworthy initiative, Ethiopian has offered discounted tickets from Addis Ababa to Israel for five cardiac patient children. Ethiopian strives to support its young citizen for a better life ahead.

Ethiopian has always been supporting patients in need of medical care abroad. This month Ethiopian was able to sponsor the medical travel of four individuals. Ethiopian carries out its Corporate Social Responsibility by offering free round trip tickets to lighten-up the hope of individual patients.

Ethiopian supported Mary Joy Development Association to give care for forgotten elderly citizens and orphans who are living with HIV AIDS. Ethiopian has been standing by Mary Joy to support its worthy cause towards the betterment of the children and elderly.

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                       Captain Yohannes Hailemariam handing over a gift to the children

Ethiopian Airlines launched its lunch feeding program for six elementary and junior secondary schools in Addis Ababa, coming from less fortunate families. The program will be actuated constantly from Monday to Friday.

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Creating a role model to the children

Ethiopian has supported the eye treatment medial team that was led by Mr. Stanislaw Kotlarczyk, volunteer medical team leader while traveling to Laliblela. Mr. Stanislaw Kotlarczyk visited Ethiopia in 2011 where he saw many blind children. The visit encouraged him to facilitate free eye surgery, especially for cataract and trichiasis patients, through coordinating with volunteer foreign medical professional to give free surgery. Since then, his humanitarian initiation benefited more than 1700 Ethiopian children with cataract and trichiasis in Lalibela, Wollo and Alem Ketema. Ethiopian gives hands for worthy initiatives that benefit the society at large.


Ethiopian has been stretching to fund Hanna Godefa’s Pencil Mountain Project since 2012 by offering free and reduced air cargo to sustain her humanitarian activities here in Ethiopian and beyond. Hanna Godefa is a young humanitarian and founder of the Pencil Mountain Project voicing different issues such as girl’s education and basic children’s rights in forums across the world on behalf of children and adolescents in the world. She was given ample of high profile opportunities to speak about her advocacy on children right where she has always been acknowledging Ethiopian longstanding support towards her endeavor in addressing her philanthropic movement.

Currently, Ethiopian provides her with free air ticket and shipment of stationary materials from around the world to Ethiopia in support of her benevolent movement.

Tikuret Lesetoch Ena Lehisanat Mahber while promoting ET and their product at the tournament

Ethiopian sponsored the worthy cause of Tikuret Lesetoch Ena Lehisanat Mahiber while they traveled to the US to fundraise at the annual ESFNA Soccer Tournament. They support needy children and women with a mission to see them lead a prosperous life in Ethiopia.

Ethiopian encourages local initiatives on community development.

Fregenet Kidan Lehetsanat at ET Headquarters to thank ET in supporting their School building

Ethiopian supported Fregenet Kidan Lehtsanat’s endeavor in building a school for the children from underprivileged families in Ethiopia. At their visit to Ethiopian, they were also provided with soccer balls and coloring materials where they thanked Ethiopian as,"Thanks Ethiopian for supporting the building of our new school and giving us playful summer".

Ethiopian will always strive to reach the hands of its own community in a constructive offer.

Nael Hailemariam, the future Ethiopian scientist, in Beijing

Ethiopian sponsored Nael Hailemariam’s , future scientist, travel to Beijing. Student Nael won the 1st prize in the 24th Feng Ru Cup in deriving a formula in solving sequence and series in subtraction and received a scholarship from Beihang University (BUAA).

Ethiopian has a big heart for those who strive to do their level best in personal development that in return treasures their mother land.

Ethiopian believes in the noble virtue of giving back to the community!

Ethiopian welcomed Ethiopian New Year 2007 by donating stationary materials to the needy students. This was done in collaboration with Addis Ababa Hilton Hotel under Summer Youth Volunteers Program that was designed by YWCA. The program was designed by YWCA to impact more than 1000 students in seven schools.

Ethiopian was glad to support the less fortunate children with the necessities of the school year.

Ethiopian sponsored ECF Children's Fund by sponsoring the travel of Wubayehu Nadew who was an outstanding student in winning the scholarship offered by United World College (UWC).

Ethiopian is enthusiast to be at the side of those who support the youth in realizing their dream.


Ethiopian is a corporate citizen engaged in non-profit activities that support the community at large. One such example is the longstanding partnership between Ethiopian and the Children’s Heart Fund of Ethiopia. For more than 7 years. Ethiopian has been partnering with The Children’s Heart Fund of Ethiopia, which provides life saving operation for children with heart disease thanks to medical professionals, who volunteer their time and expertise to perform cardiac surgery.

Prior to the launch of the cardiac center at the Black Lion Hospital in Addis Ababa, in February 2009, hundreds of children had to travel abroad to receive medical treatment for their heart condition. At that time, Ethiopian had stretched its helping hands by providing free air transportation to the children to travel to the USA, Tel Aviv, Delhi, and Bangkok, so that they can undergo heart surgeries.

After the establishment of the cardiac center, Ethiopian has continued its support by offering free air transportation, to the volunteer medical professionals, who come from different parts of the world to perform heart surgery.

Ethiopian also supports the cardiac center by availing free shipment of medical equipment and life support systems, which build the cardiac center. In total, Ethiopian provided support that enabled to give medical care to more than 1500 children.

For more information visit Ethiopian website at www.ethiopianairlines.com



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