Sixty seven orphaned children in Tigrai receive financial support from Danish society.
The children grow under the
association called Human beings Association of Brotherhood based in Mekelle,
Fikre Assefa director of the association told VOA “Our association is providing full care to HIV/AIDS orphaned children within family, reunifying children of the street with their nearest of kin, community based educational support, and prevention girls from joining prostitution.”
The association supports 2600 children in Mekelle and Alamata who are victims of HIV/AIDS, violence and social crisis.
The association receives donation from UNICEF, CRDA, HIV/AIDS prevention and control office of Tigrai and especial support Danish society to sixty seven orphaned children in Ayder, Mekelle.
Abraham Alemayoh, a member of the Danish community, in an interview with VOA expressed that some 300 people in Denmark have established an association to support Ethiopian Children.
“We are sending 65,000 Kroner yearly to support the orphaned children in Tigrai. And we have already ascertained in person that our support is practically on the children” Said Abraham.
Tigisty Tkiea, 12, told VOA “we have what we need in this orphanage center and thanks to the Danish society for visiting us.”
The association is working to generate its own income from agriculture and dairy cows.
It was founded in May, 2001.