Action for the Needy in Ethiopia (ANE) is an indigenous, Non-Governmental, humanitarian organization established in 2012. It is officially registered in August 6, 2012 and re-registered in June 17,2019 under the FDRE AGENCY FOR CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS/ACSO/ to work in Pastoral and Agro-Pastoral Regions of Ethiopia. In addition, ANE is granted a broader mandate with an operational license, from the Ministry of Agriculture, Disaster Risk Management and Food Security Sector, to work in all Regions of the country.

In 2012, ANE started working in Guji and Borena Zones of Oromia Region and Moyale and Liben Zones of Somali Region. The main focus was to assist the drought-affected people providing food, water and clothes. ANE is steadily growing with an increasing effort to reach out to the most vulnerable host communities and refugees. Currently, its humanitarian service has been widely spread in other parts of Oromia, Gambella ,Benishangu-Gumuz, Somalia,Afar,SNNP and Tigray Regions addressing both emergency and development needs of refugees and disaster- affected host communities. In the past 8 years, ANE has reached more than 1,500,000 beneficiaries including most vulnerable refugees and host communities.ANE has more than 300 staff and about 450 volunteers are engaged in the operation working at the HQ in Addis Ababa and Ten operational offices in Mega,Bule Hora and Nekemt (Oromia), Assosa(Benishangul-Gumuz), Gambella(Gambella),Melikadida And Jigjiga (Somali),Asayta(Afar),Dilla(SNNP) and Shire Satellite office(Tigray)


 To enhance institutional and organizational development for efficient and effective service delivery, and self-sustenance.

 To scale up programs and projects for most vulnerable and disaster affected individuals, households and communities to prevent and alleviate human sufferings.

 To reduce vulnerability through integrated & targeted Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation interventions thus minimize its adverse effects on concerned peoples.


To address the basic needs of the neediest (the most vulnerable) by mobilizing resources from national and international partners and supporters.


Creation of community & environment that can cope up any natural disaster and mitigate the risks of disaster..






 Gender responsiveness

 Partnership & net-working

 Strong commitment to community participation