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Quality Assurance
Building capacity for long-term development
Centre-based Childcare
Promoting gender equality in the Ethiopian garment sector

PfC celebrated the opening of 2 workplace childcare centres to enhance gender equality in the workplace. These centres are part of a larger “Care@Work”-project by the International Labour Organization (ILO), backed by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The project is a pilot for the African continent and provides cost effective and realistic solutions to retain female talent.

Lady sewing
Social Enterprise
Felek – Design for Decent Work

PfC and Felek has agreed to cooperate in a sub-project: “Felek – Design for Decent Work”.

Education
MoU signed!

PfC and Addis Ababa City Administration have signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding to work together towards creating better childcare facilities for children in the city.

Centre-based Childcare
Opening of Summit ECCE Centre
Education
National day care development

Research shows that the earlier you invest in a child’s development, the more you get back later. Centrebased care are also an important prerequisite for women to be able to work and create value.

Value chain creation
Distribution of learning materials

Thanks to donation from Stiftelsen “Et Rikere Liv”, machines and materials for production have been purchased from the women’s company “Five Dots”.

Centre-based Childcare
Early Child Care = Real Gender Equality

The Ethiopian government decided in 2016 that all government offices (federal) are obligied to offer early childhood supervision for their employees.

Girls graduating
Social Enterprise
Felek – Design for Decent Work

Together with our Ethiopian partner Felek, and with support from the Ivar S. Løges’ Fundation, PfC runs a program called “Design for Decent Work”.

Vocational Training
Siiqqee – Girls Clubs for Safety

Girls in Ethiopia often face major challenges in life. Early marriage and children, not being prioritized by the family to get an education and a lack of sanitary equipment are things that contribute to girls often dropping out of school.

Education
Graduation!
Value chain creation
Local production for childrens learning

To supply the day care centers with learning materials, PfC cooperates with the female-run company Lewet / Five Dots.

Tebita; new building
Social Enterprise
Tebita – construction has started!

19th of March, the building of what will be  Tebita Ambulance’s new 8 floor high building started. The building will house the ambulance center, the paramedic education college, the company that produces first aid equipment, and eventually also a hub for social entrepreneurs.

Siqqee, new building, girls center, opening
Vocational Training
Siiqqee – The Girls’ center opened!

PfC wants to contribute to young girls and women in Ethiopia to be given the opportunity to education, life skills training and to be included in the formal working life.

Social Enterprise
Tebita – Education of Paramedics

Tebita Paramedic College was established in collaboration between PfC and Tebita in 2018.

Assistants; graduation;
Education
Graduation of 70 assistants!

In cooperation with Grieg Foundation PfC have educated 70 new day care assistants! The graduates received a certificate from «Ministry of Gender and Social Affairs» at the ceremoni as proof of completed courses, and are now ready to take the new national exam for day care assistants that is under development.

Tebita, production, first aid kit
Social Enterprise
Tebita – First aid kit production

Prior to the global corona outbreak, PfC and Tebita Ambulance had agreed to set up a company to start production of first aid kits. 

Quality Assurance
Partnerships for systemic changes

PfC has participated as a key player in a national and inter-ministerial process to develop a universal day care policy in Ethiopia, initiated by MoWCY (Ministry of MoWCY , Children and Youth).

Education
Competance ensures Quality
Centre-based Childcare
Start-up for 30 children!

The childcare centre at the Good Samaritan Training Center (GSTC) has been completely renovated and furnished – and in the beginning of May, the children could finally be welcomed to their start-up at the day care! With this, yet one more Montessori-inspired day care is in place.

Vocational Training
Siiqqee – New girl’s center!

Together with our partner Siiqqee Women’s Development Association, which has received land from the authorities, we are building a new girls’ center in Sebeta.

Assistants, graduation
Education
Graduation!

One of PfC’s largest and most comprehensive projects is the establishment of Montessori-inspired day cares for 0-4-year-olds in Ethiopia. Education of day care assistants is part of this project.