Duration: Phase 1: July 2009 through April 2014 | Phase 2: mid 2014 to mid-2017
In phase 1, Alive & Thrive implemented a comprehensive program in Ethiopia to improve breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices and to reduce stunting. Read about the program approach and results in phase 1. In phase 2, Alive & Thrive is incorporating the lessons and best practices from phase 1 and operating across multiple sectors to tackle stunting. Read about phase 2 program activities.
July 2009 through April 2014
Alive & Thrive worked in partnership with the Health Extension Program of the Federal Ministry of Health, regional and district health bureaus, a USAID-funded national integrated family health project, women’s associations, nongovernmental organizations, and faith-based organizations to improve infant and young child feeding (IYCF).
Mid 2014 to mid 2017
Alive & Thrive’s program aligns with the multisectoral approach of the government’s National Nutrition Program and works at the federal and regional level (Amhara) in partnership with government ministries, UNICEF, Save the Children, Concern Worldwide, and civil society organizations.