• Enrichment Center for the Disadvantaged (ECD)
    We support disadvantaged children in orphanages and train child caregivers of institutes and preschools on "Attachment and Socio-emotional development" of children.
  • Enrichment center For The Disadvantaged
    Now, we need your help to continue this! Volunteer, donate and/or help us meet our project objectives.
  • Training of child caregivers on "Attachment and Socioemtional" development of childrn at Kidanemihret orphanage
    Early experiences shape the architecture of the developing brain for better or for worse.
  • Conference with stakeholders
    A professional delegation from Israel visited the project activities of Enrichment Center for the Disadvantaged (ECD).
  • Playing with children by taking my part in a dramatic performance
    Occupying children with an amusement or recreation.
  • The importance of play in Child Development
    Play as an essential and optimal activity in child development is recognized by the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights as a right of every child. Source: Office of the United
  • The importance of play in Child Development
    Every child deserves the opportunity to develop to his/her unique potential. Child advocates must consider all factors that interfere with optimal development and press for circumstance.
  • The importance of play in Child Development
    Playing contributes to the cognitive, physical, social development, and emotional well-being of children.
  • The importance of play in Child Development
    Play also offers an ideal opportunity for parents to engage fully with their children.
  • The importance of play in Child Development
    Play allows children to use their creativity while developing their imagination, dexterity, and physical, cognitive, and emotional strength. Play is important to healthy brain development.
  • The importance of play in Child Development
    It is through play that children at a very early age engage and interact in the world around them. It allows them to create and explore a world they can master by conquering their fears.
  • Training of child caregivers on "Attachment and Socioemtional" development of childrn at Kidanemihret orphanage
    Training of child caregivers on "Attachment and Socio-emotional" development of children at Kidanmiheret orphanage in Addis Ababa city.
  • Training of child caregivers on Attachment and socioemtional development of childrn at Kidanemihret orphanage
    When children grow up in an environment of constant threat that influence everyday function, the stress system is activated excessively and hinders the development of a healthy immune system.
  • Training child caregivers on Psycho-social needs and problems of children
    Young children don’t automatically control their impulses, don't automatically delay gratification, need to be taught, need to be coached, need practice, don't need violence...
  • Training of child caregivers on Attachment and socioemtional development of childrn at Kidanemihret orphanage
    Add professional values, tools and techniques to their background knowledge.
  • Training child caregivers on Psycho-social needs and problems of children
    Globally it is believed that 10% of the world population is suffering from one or more forms of disabilities which include psycho – social problems.
  • Contributing for a sustainable development
    Training preschool teachers will help them develop their ability to cope with the long term challenges and stresses of their profession. The need to have hope and believe that what they are
  • Contributing for a sustainable development through training child caregivers
    Human brains are larger relative to our bodies in terms of size than any other species in the world. The human brain undergoes a longer period of physical and cognitive immaturity.
  • Contributing for a sustainable development through training child caregivers
    Brain development is at its most rapid. Humans are most sensitive to environmental influence both enriching environments and adverse environments.
  • Contributing for a sustainable development through training child caregivers
    The human brain has 16 billion neurons compared to 5 billion for an elephant or 9 billion for close gorilla and ape families. Brain has a larger brain, many, many more neurons to develop.
  • Contributing for a sustainable development through training child caregivers
    Evidence:- Neuroscience shows how brain architecture develops and developmental sciences like psychology or anthropology, show how children learn.
  • Research and economics shows high rates of return to society by investing in ECD
    Economists and their evaluations indicated that childhood programs result in higher earnings, lower depression, and lower crime into adulthood.
  • Research and economics shows high rates of return to society by investing in ECD
    Millions of children worldwide are denied the right to achieve their full potentials. More than 220 million children under five worldwide are either stunted or living in extreme poverty.
  • Research and economics shows high rates of return to society by investing in ECD
    Researchers shows 37% of children, on average, are showing low levels of either cognitive or socioemotional development in low-and middle-income countries. Concentrated in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Research and economics shows high rates of return to society by investing in child development
    One of the most powerful interventions society can provide to accelerate learning in early childhood is pre-primary education of good quality.
  • The Convention on the Rights of the Child was ratified by the United Nations in 1989. Sets ground for the Sustainable Development Goals
    UN set basic rights for children. It obligated ratifying governments to uphold those rights, and it required governments to act based on the best interest of the child.
  • Research and economics shows high rates of return to society by investing in child development
    Millions of children worldwide are denied their right to achieve their full potentials. Adversity and early experiences starts before birth.
  • Enrichment Center for the Disadvantaged (ECD)
    "All children under the age of 5 reach their developmental potential through access to quality early childhood development programs and policies". Recommendations of the UN sustainable devel
  • Enrichment Center for the Disadvantaged (ECD)
    Children are the basis for all dimensions of sustainable development. Recommendations of the UN sustainable development programs
  • Enrichment Center for the Disadvantaged (ECD)
    No advances in sustainable development will occur in coming decades without multiple generations contributing to societal improvement.
  • Enrichment Center for the Disadvantaged (ECD)
    Beyond sheer survival, children have a right to thrive, develop to their full potential, and live in a sustainable world.
  • Enrichment Center for the Disadvantaged (ECD)
    Children's health, learning and behavior during the early years are the foundation not only for school success and completion, but also their capacity to participate in communit, work place a
  • Enrichment Center for the Disadvantaged (ECD)
    A powerful set of neuroscientific and economic evidence over the last 20 years now shows that early childhood is a critical stage of human development.
  • Enrichment Center for the Disadvantaged (ECD)
    Early experiences in the home, in care settings, and in communities interact with genes to shape the developing nature and quality of the brain's architecture.
  • Enrichment Center for the Disadvantaged (ECD)
    Show children you love them - Children need physical comfort from both parents and caregivers. Let the children see you cuddle each other too.
  • Enrichment Center for the Disadvantaged (ECD)
    Maintain boundaries - children need to know what's acceptable and what's is not. Make sure you define and protect the boundaries of tolerable behavior.

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Child Development
መልዕክተ - ትምህርት 13 የሕፃናት ጤናማ ዕድገት መሰናክሎችና መፍትሄዎች:-   አዳዲስ ሣይንሳዊ ግምቶቸ እንደሚጠቁሙት...
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Child Development
መልዕክተ - ትምህርት 12 በአስቸጋሪ ህይወት ውስጥ የሚኖሩ ኢትዮጵያዊ ሕፃናት ህይወት ሲዳሰስ:- (ማህበራዊ እሳቤና ስጋት)...
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Child Development
Children whose caregivers are consistently responsive to children's distress develop secure attachment relationship (Ainsworth,1978).
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መልዕክተ - ትምህርት 11
የኢትዮጵያዊ ሕፃናት ህይወት ሲዳሰስ (ክፍል 3)        የዚህምን ችግር አስከፊነትና ቀጣይነት በተመለከተ...
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