About Us

Dere Integrate Development Action (DID) is a CSO established in 2013 by professionals from different field of studies and elders from Gamo Highlands in Southwest Ethiopia.Dere’ means both community and the landscape in Gamo language in Southwest Ethiopia. The founders have adopted the word DERE to depict the essence of sustainable development. DID has been reregistered as an Ethiopian Residents charity under the Charities and Societies Proclamation No 621/2009 with the registration No2961 thereby having been licensed to accomplish its mission and achieve its objectives bringing sustainable development to the communities through inter-generational transfer of wisdoms in various sectors. DID is also re-registered with Agency for Civil society Organizations as local organization based on the new 1113/2019 proclamation.