Under the overall honorary guardianship of the Patron, direction of the general assembly that conveys every two years, constructive leadership by most experienced board members and executive management as well as effective works of dedicated staff members and volunteers, ANE is enabled to be considered as the strongest organization ensuring a streamlined process of leadership and management striving to address the dire humanitarian needs of most affected people in Ethiopia.
The General Assembly issues the overall strategic and policy parameters providing a common source of reference to ensure uniformity of standards at all levels. While the executive management is responsible for implementation, the Board provides oversight and monitoring of implementation of programs according to the policies and guidelines. The Board members also play crucial role in soliciting capacity building supports to the organization by mobilizing fund raising initiatives particularly in the abroad.
ANE currently has a total 634 employees and 100 volunteers working at head office in Addis Ababa and 13(Thirteen) field coordination offices located in Amhara, Tigray, Somali, Oromia, Gambella, Benishangul Gumuz, Afar, Harari and South Nation Nationalities and People Regional States.
The vast experiences on humanitarian and development in different parts of Ethiopia and currently organizational capability leads ANE to expand its programs in international corresponding responsibilities in other African states and beyond. Taking into consider its vision and pioneer partnership with IGAD, ANE has been granted an official license by Ethiopian Government Office of Agency for Civil Societies (ACSO). This license helps ANE to operate its international humanitarian and development programs in aboard countries. ANE has already established its cross-board office presence in Djibouti and finalizing its preparation to open offices in both South Sudan and Sudan.