About OSD
Organization for Sustainable Development (OSD) is Ethiopian resident charity organization which is officially registered with certificate number 2319 in June 2011. OSD has General Assembly (GA) at the apex. Under its GA, there is board of director then office secretariat that leads the overall activities of the organization. Since it is establishment it has proven track records in the implementation Natural resource management, Livelihood development, supply of household energy, WASH, Health and agricultural sectors. These sectors is being implemented with innovative approaches and tangible changes with in both host and refugees communities. Furthermore, OSD`s projects focused on the development and emergency /humanitarian aid activities/.What we do:
OSD is mainly working for the areas

  • Natural resource management: to ensure environmental protection for sustainable development of the country.
  • Livelihood development: livelihood development of vulnerable groups including refugee communities. Build the resilience of vulnerable groups in refugee and host population to disasters.
  • Energy: Create alternative source of energy with reducing of carbon emission including briquette production and distribution.
  • WASH: Provide clean and potable water including sanitation and hygiene promotion for needy communities.
  • Health: Improve the health situation of vulnerable groups including refugees through increasing attitude of the community and access to health service
  • Agricultural sectors: Increase household income and economic activities through agricultural and livelihood development programs.

Our vision  

  • To see a prosperous people in a sustainable natural environment.

Our mission

  • OSD exists to create a better future through community based integrated natural resources protection, creating access to clean and alternative source of energy, livelihood development, providing clean and potable water with promoting sanitation and hygiene, creating access to health and education for vulnerable groups and relief program during emergency.

Our Goal 

  • To improve the social and economic sectors with the integration of environmental protection for sustainable development of the country.

OSD Objectives

  • To work on environmental protection for sustainable development of the country.
  • To enhance the livelihood development of vulnerable groups including refugee communities.
  • To create alternative source of energy with reducing of carbon emission.
  • To build the resilience of vulnerable groups in refugee and host population to disasters.
  • To provide clean and potable water including sanitation and hygiene promotion for needy communities.
  • To improve the health situation of vulnerable groups including refugees through increasing attitude of the community and access to health service.
  • To increase household income and economic activities through agricultural and livelihood development programs.
  • To create conducive environment so that non-government organizations in the country will have active involvement in the sustainable development. 

Geographical Area of Interventions

  • All over the country for both in refugees and host communities.

OUR CORE VALUES

  • Sustainability – We enable communities to own each project to ensure its sustainability
  • Trust Ensuring transparency at all levels of our work
  • Proficiency Providing creative expertise and strong commitment
  • Solidarity harmony within our charity organization and with the people we aim to support
  • Justice fairness within our charity organization as well as in society
  • Integrity to act according to the values we wish to promote.
  • Flexibility – Showing our willingness to change and learn