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About ANPPCAN

Organizational Identity

African Network for the Prevention and Protection Against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN)-Ethiopia

African Network for the Prevention and Protection Against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN)-Ethiopia is a non-political, non-religious, not for profit nongovernmental local organization established in 1990, and re-registered as an Ethiopian Resident Charity Organization in 2009.

African Network for the Prevention and Protection Against Child Abuse and Neglect (ANPPCAN)-Ethiopia is a Resident Charity registered under registration number 0385. It had 98 staff members (M=67 and F= 20) out of which 40 are professionals and 31 semi-professionals (program staff) and 32 support staff.

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Values

The followings are the core values of ANPPCAN-Ethiopia and it will fully adhere them in conducting all in its operations:
Commitment to Needy Children
We value and serve needy children, to relieve their suffering and to promote the transformation of their lives through respect and love. We use long term interventions that nurture vulnerable children to grow up as responsible Ethiopian adults and Ethiopians.
Partnership
We accept the obligation of joint participation, shared goals and mutual accountability. We affirm our interdependence and our willingness to yield autonomy as necessary for the common good. We are partners with the poor and with donors in a shared responsibility. We maintain a co-operative stance and a spirit of oneness toward other humanitarian organizations and are willing to receive and consider honest feedback about our work.
Responsiveness
We are responsive to life threatening emergencies where our involvement is needed and appropriate. We are willing to take intelligent risks and act quickly.
Caring
We endeavour to care for and support vulnerable children and ensure their basic needs are well catered for.
Transparency and Accountability
We carry out our operations transparently and there is value for money on project activities that can be easily confirmed. We are open in all our transactions and accountable for our expenditures and results.
Respect for People
We respect the rights of all people directly or indirectly working with us irrespective of their ethnicity, religion, race and gender.
Non discrimination, equal opportunity and equity;
ANPPCAN-Ethiopia guarantees that human rights are exercised without discrimination of any kind based on race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status such as disability, age, marital and family status, sexual orientation and gender identity, health status, place of residence, economic and social situation. In addition ANPPCAN-Ethiopia will be fair and give equal chance for everyone.

Mission

To enhance the prevention and protection of children from all forms of maltreatment, in partnership with others, thus ensuring that the rights and wellbeing of children are realized

Vision

To see a society where children are free from all forms of maltreatment.

Structure

ANPPCAN-Ethiopia is a membership organization with a General Assembly of 75 members, a Management Board of 7 members, and a Secretariat headed by an Executive Director with a total of 96 employees: 73 male and 23 female
Target groups of ANPPCAN-Ethiopia

Operation Areas

Primary targets

Children (children in general, child victims of physical, psychological and sexual and harmful acts, labor exploited children, trafficked children, street children, migrant children, orphans, and vulnerable children, children affected by health hazards of child-rearing practices and HIV/AIDS and children with disabilities.

Secondary targets

Community: Vulnerable women – female-headed households, low-income earners Parents, teachers, members of women and youth associations, CBOs Kebele/Farmers’ associations, etc

Secondary Targets

Caretakers (family/guardian) CBOS, Idir members, (Grass root level self-help organizations), community opinion leaders, religious leaders, teachers, traditional healers, Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs), etc.)

The major objectives of ANPPCAN-Ethiopia are the following:

Objectives of ANPPCAN-Ethiopia

To actively engage in lobby and child right advocacy interventions
To actively engage in lobby and child right advocacy interventions ( through public lectures, seminars, workshops, courses, confidences, meetings, talks, interviews, books, journals, newspapers, exhibitions, radio and television, etc).
To protect children from all forms of abuses
To protect children from all forms of abuses (physical, sexual, emotional) and exploitations (economical, labor), Harmful Traditional Practices, HIV AIDS, child trafficking, etc
To rehabilitate and reintegrate orphans, vulnerable children....
To rehabilitate and reintegrate orphans, vulnerable children, street children, migrant and trafficked children, labor exploited children, children affected physically, psychologically and sexually, and children with disabilities through legal and psychosocial support, vocational training and family centered income generations.
To contribute to community led development program benefiting children
To contribute to community led development program benefiting children, youth and women with particular focus on provision of quality education, primary health care, sexual and reproduction health right, family planning education/services, life skill trainings/educations, water and sanitation and support for saving and credit cooperatives for low income communities;
To create conducive environment for the normal growth and development
To create conducive environment for the normal growth and development of children by providing parenting skills and positive child disciplining methods for parents, guardians, teachers, children and other community members;
To contribute in the peace building, conflict resolution
To contribute in the peace building, conflict resolution and active citizen participation and electoral processes of the country through enhanced civic engagement
To undertake studies on orphans and vulnerable children
To undertake studies on orphans and vulnerable children, street children, migrant children, children affected physically, psychosocially and sexually and children with disabilities and share findings with relevant organizations;
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