VISION, MISSION AND VALUES

Strategic Goals And Objectives

Vision

HIDO aspires to see healthy and self-reliant society in Ethiopia.

Mission

HIDO’s Mission is to build the capacity, confidence and efficacy of marginalized and vulnerable sections of the society focusing mainly on vulnerable women, children, and youth through participatory, inclusive, and integrated program interventions to achieve immediate as well as lasting impact in their lives

Values

Transparency: HIDO is committed to be open in all its operations, decisions, and actions to its stakeholders including target beneficiaries.
Accountability: HIDO takes full responsibility for its actions.
Empathy: HIDO remains dedicated to serve target beneficiaries and the community by being compassionate and understanding their situations.
Integrity: HIDO always acts truthfully and honestly.
Ethical Professionalism: HIDO undertakes its duties with a sense of high ethics and professionalism.
Partnership: HIDO always cooperates with stakeholders relevant to its mission.
Participation: HIDO ensures participation of the target community/target groups and stakeholders in all its interventions.
Impartiality: HIDO treats everybody equally without being judgmental to the backgrounds of its service users.

Quality Service: HIDO always strives for excellence in program implementation and is committed to render quality services.
Inclusiveness: HIDO always makes sure that no one is left behind.
Voluntarism: HIDO encourages volunteerism and takes volunteerism as the backbone for its existence i.e. serving vulnerable community members without expecting much in return.

Overall Organizational Goal

To improve the lives of target groups and communities through empowering them, tackling poverty, and addressing barriers to their wellbeing.

Strategic Goal 1: To ensure the proper development and wellbeing of children and youth through ensuring access to integrated and inclusive services.

Strategic Objectives

  • To ensure access to critical basic support services (7+1 Support Services) for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) based on the national OVC service standard
  • To employ effective and efficient child focused, family centered, age appropriate, and inclusive OVC care and support management system
  • To enhance the capability of communities for coordinated and improved responsiveness towards OVC care and support
  • To reduce incidences of Child Abuse, Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Harmful Traditional Practices (HTPs) in the target communities through awareness creation and referral linkage
  • To contribute to reduction in the prevalence and scope of modern slavery in the form of exploitative child labor
  • To equip children and youth with the right social and financial skills
  • To create employment opportunities for unemployed and/or under employed youth (either through self-employment or wage employment) through ensuring access to livelihood opportunities.

Strategic Goal 2: To ensure vulnerable children and youth have access to quality education to support them build a better future.

Strategic Objectives

  • To improve Youth’s access to youth friendly SRH services through awareness raising and integrated SRH service provision.
  • To reduce the risk of HIV infection among Most at Risk Populations (MARPs) through provision of integrated HIV/AIDS.
  • To enable PLHIV lead healthier and longer life through achieving ART adherence excellence and viral load suppression.
  • To enable pregnant women access quality anti-natal care, safe delivery, post-natal care, and PMTCT services i.e. support provision of and access to MNCH services. 
  • To build the capacity of health care workers and health facilities through technical, material, and financial supports.
  • To strengthen referral and linkage with health facilities and health care service providers.
  • To improve target communities’ hygiene and sanitation through awareness creation and affordable interventions such as provision of water treatment tables, construction of communal WASH facilities etc…
  • To educate the community on nutrition and its impact on child development in particular through grass root community mobilization endeavors.
  • To work with relevant partners in the fight against COVID 19 to prevent its expansion and prevent its impact among vulnerable communities in HIDO’s operational areas and beyond.

Strategic Goal 3: To contribute to the national goal of tackling health problems, preventing HIV/AIDS and other communicable and non-communicable diseases and improving the health status of chronically ill patients through ensuring access to integrated health care services.

Strategic Objectives

  • To equip unemployed youth and women with viable and marketable business, entrepreneurial, and vocational skills.
  • To support unemployed youth and women to start and successfully manage their own micro and small businesses.
  • To enhance the capacity of youth and women who are running their own micro and small businesses through ongoing follow up and technical support.
  • To support youth and women to establish and join village level saving and credit self-help groups.
  • To work with GOs, NGOs, Micro Finance Institutions, and the private sector to support unemployed youth and women in getting employment opportunities, access to finance, business and entrepreneurship skill trainings, access to working premises and market linkage.

Strategic Goal 3: To improve the livelihood of unemployed youth and women through viable livelihood and economic strengthening interventions.

Strategic Objectives

  • To equip unemployed youth and women with viable and marketable business, entrepreneurial, and vocational skills.
  • To support unemployed youth and women to start and successfully manage their own micro and small businesses.
  • To enhance the capacity of youth and women who are running their own micro and small businesses through ongoing follow up and technical support.
  • To support youth and women to establish and join village level saving and credit self-help groups.
  • To work with GOs, NGOs, Micro Finance Institutions, and the private sector to support unemployed youth and women in getting employment opportunities, access to finance, business and entrepreneurship skill trainings, access to working premises and market linkage.

Strategic Goal 4: To contribute to the protection of human rights, and ensure gender equality and social inclusion.

Strategic Objectives

  • To support and strengthen existing Early Childhood Care and Education [ECCE] centers
  • To ensure vulnerable children and youth continue their education
  • To support vulnerable children, youth, and community members engage in informal education in a manner that supports their day to day livelihoods and improve their literacy and numeracy skills.
  • To avail and/or support Alternative Basic Education [ABE] for children, youth, and vulnerable community members to contribute to the effort of illiteracy reduction in the target areas.
  • To support government owned schools in the intervention areas to fulfill basic standards and requirements including skill training for teachers and other school communities.

Strategic Goal 5: To contribute to the protection of human rights, and ensure gender equality and social inclusion and support good governance efforts of concerned bodies [government, local community and CSOs] in the intervention areas and beyond.

Strategic Objectives

  • To build the capacity of first line government structures on the concepts and practices of human rights and good governance issues through capacity building trainings.
  • To lobby and advocate for ensuring human rights are protected and basic human rights conventions endorsed by the country is adhered to at all level; particularly at the operational level.
  • To sensitize the community on basic human rights concepts and principles so as to enable community members demand /seek it from concerned bodies.
  • To design and lead initiatives that promote human rights and good governance to show how the issues are linked with growth and community development.
  • To mobilize the community on gender equality and social inclusion issues through community events and dialogue sessions to create the necessary awareness.
  • To build the capacity of the community leaders on gender sensitivity and social inclusion to enable them become change agents in their community in terms of achieving gender equality and social inclusion.
  • To protect women and girls from all forms of violence including physical and sexual violence.
  • To support schools, and facilities that provide health and social services to be accessible for persons with disability through fulfilling the necessary disability accessibility requirements.
  • To support community based structures in the intervention areas to work on gender equality and social inclusion issues to ensure community ownership and sustainability of similar initiatives.
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