Jerusalem Children and Community Development Organization (JeCCDO)

Jerusalem Children and Community Development Organization (JeCCDO) is a registered Civil Society Organization. Established in 1985 in response to the dire needs of displaced and orphan children in Ethiopia affected by drought and famine. JeCCDO has supported millions of people through its integrated social, economic, capacity development, humanitarian, and social business interventions.

The program focus of JeCCDO is on the selection and implementation of few and sustainable interventions. JeCCDO will be founded on the following FOUR program frameworks and targets.
  • Children and Youth Development
  • Social Innovation
  • Capacity Development and Social Protections
  • Humanitarian Responses


“To see resilient communities that ensure sustainable changes in the lives of children and youth”


Integrity, Accountability, Entrepreneurial Thinking and Inclusiveness


“To empower communities that realize the rights and opportunities of children and youth to reach their full potentials”

"Our Impact for the year 2022"


Active Projects


CBO's Reached


Thousand People Reached


Million ETB Raised

About JeCCDO

The Social Change Makers.

37 years of unreserved and rewarding service to the people of Ethiopia.

Every year, we implement a wide range of integrated socio-economic development programs to realize our organizational vision, mission, goals, and objectives. The programs are formulated to address the socio-economic problems of the communities and to develop the capacity of their institutions. Significant results have been achieved in areas of social development, Livelihoods, Community Capacity Building, Building Safety Net Programs (PSNP), Social Accountability, Social Enterprise, and Humanitarian Aid.

What we DO?

Social Development and Protection


Education, Care and Support, Rehabilitation and Reintegration, Health, Child Safeguarding, Grants Management, and Capacity Development of Community Based Organizations (CBOs).

Livelihood Promotion & Environmental Dev't (LPED)


Youth Empowerment, Women’s Economic Empowerment and Self-Help Group Promotion, Food Security and Nutrition Promotion, Environmental Development, Productive Safety Net (PSN)

Humanitarian Response and Recovery


Emergency Preparedness and Response & Recovery and Rehabilitation

Community Engagement and Participation


Social Accountability Promotion, Peace and Democratic Governance Promotion, Social Enterprise Development and Promotion

Our Partners