NEWS:Bogaletch Gebre of KMG-Ethiopia won 2012-2013 King Baudouin African Development Prize

Bogaletch Gebre, Executive Directress of KMG-Ethiopia won the King Baudouin African Development Prize for 2012-2013  “for her inspirational leadership and her determination to build on a remarkable personal journey to empower the women of Ethiopia and establish a true community-based movement for social change”. 

Bogaletch Gebre was nominated for the King Baudouin African Development Prize by the Technical Assistance Unit for Civil Society Fund I which was endorsed by the Baroness Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and Ambassador Stéphane Gompertz, former Director for Africa and the Indian Ocean at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

KMG-Ethiopia received funding from the Civil Society Fund I programme (2006-2012) to implement “Capacity Building and Good Governance - Empowering Women and Marginalized Fuga Community” project (2009-2012) as well as two grants from the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) programme.