About Us

Established in 2023, ILLU Global Solidarity is a nonprofit organization committed to alleviating poverty and promoting self-sustainability among individuals and communities in the Illubabor Zone of Oromia, Ethiopia. With a deep understanding of the complex challenges faced by those living in poverty, we are driven by a passion for creating lasting change and empowering individuals to break free from the cycle of poverty.

At our core, we believe every person has inherent potential and deserves the opportunity to thrive. We are dedicated to providing comprehensive support and resources that enable individuals to overcome barriers, develop their skills, and become self-reliant.

Our organization operates on the principles of empathy, collaboration, and innovation. We work closely with individuals, families, communities, and strategic partners to create a collective force for change. By fostering strong partnerships and collaborations, we harness the power of collective action to maximize our impact and address the root causes of poverty.


Our approach is holistic and multifaceted. We understand that poverty is not just an economic issue but a multidimensional challenge that requires a comprehensive response. We provide a range of programs and services that address the social, educational, health, and economic needs of those we serve. Through educational initiatives, vocational training, entrepreneurship support, and access to essential services, we empower individuals to take control of their lives and build a sustainable future.

We are committed to evidence-based practices and continuous learning. We regularly evaluate our programs, monitor their impact, and adapt our approaches to ensure they are practical and efficient. By staying informed about the latest research and best practices, we strive to be at the forefront of poverty alleviation efforts, always seeking innovative solutions and approaches to create lasting change.

As an organization, we uphold the highest integrity, transparency, and accountability standards. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us, ensuring that they are used efficiently and effectively to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve. We prioritize the voices and needs of the communities we work with, promoting participatory approaches that empower individuals to shape their destinies.

Ultimately, our goal is to break down the barriers of poverty and empower individuals to become self- sufficient, resilient, and self-reliant. We envision a world where every person has equal access to opportunities, resources, and support necessary to thrive. Together, with the communities we serve and our dedicated supporters, we are working towards a brighter future where poverty is no longer a barrier to human potential.

Our Empowerment 

Illu Global Solidarity is a remarkable non-profit organization dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of vulnerable communities. With a strong commitment to compassion, empathy, and social justice, our organization strives to bring hope and transformation to those in need. Through our diverse programs and initiatives, we aim to address key issues such as poverty, education, healthcare, and environmental sustainability.

Our Mission

At Illu Global Solidarity our mission is to uplift individuals and communities by providing them with the necessary resources, support, and opportunities to thrive. We believe that every person deserves access to basic necessities and a chance to build a better future. By implementing sustainable solutions and fostering partnerships, we work towards long-term and meaningful change.


Our Vision Statement

Illu Global Solidarity is a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating poverty, fostering community sustainability, and empowering individuals toward self-reliance. Through our focus on capacity building among youth, we strive to create a future where every individual has the opportunity to thrive and contribute to their community.

We are committed to tackling the root causes of poverty by providing comprehensive support and resources to underserved communities, including enhancing the quality and accessibility of healthcare services in the Illubabor zone. By collaborating with local health facilities, we work towards improving infrastructure, medical equipment, and healthcare practices to ensure that every individual receives the care they deserve.

Our organization fosters an inclusive and supportive environment that encourages collaboration, innovation, and personal growth. We believe in the power of education, mentorship, and practical training to equip young individuals with the tools necessary to break the cycle of poverty.

Through strategic partnerships, advocacy, and community engagement, we aim to raise awareness about the importance of self-reliance, social responsibility, and sustainable development. By promoting a sense of ownership and active participation, we inspire the youth to become agents of change, leading to more robust, resilient communities.

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Together, we strive to build a future where inadequate health facilities are transformed into robust centers of healthcare excellence, poverty is alleviated, and individuals are empowered to lead self-reliant lives. Our mission is driven by compassion, dedication, and a commitment to the well-being of the population.


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Our Core Values

Empathy and Compassion:

We approach our work with empathy and compassion, recognizing the unique challenges and hardships that young people in poverty face. We strive to create a supportive and nurturing environment where they feel valued, understood, and empowered to overcome obstacles and achieve their dreams.


We believe in the power of individuals to create positive change in their lives and communities. We empower youth by providing them with the tools, resources, and opportunities they need to break the cycle of poverty and become self-reliant.


We are committed to promoting fairness and equality in all aspects of our work. We recognize and address the systemic barriers that contribute to poverty and strive to create a level playing field where every young person has equal access to opportunities and support.


We believe that collaboration is key to achieving sustainable impact. We actively seek partnerships with like-minded organizations, government agencies, and community stakeholders to pool our resources, expertise, and networks to address the complex challenges of poverty alleviation.

Respect and Dignity:

We treat every young person with respect, dignity, and empathy. We recognize their inherent worth and potential, and we work to create an inclusive and supportive environment that values diversity and promotes the rights of all individuals.


We uphold the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and accountability in our operations. We are committed to being responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us, ensuring that they are used effectively and efficiently to create maximum impact for the youth we serve.


We embrace innovation and adaptability to respond to the evolving needs and dynamics of poverty alleviation. We continually seek innovative approaches, technologies, and strategies to empower youth and create lasting change in their lives and communities.

Holistic Approach:

We recognize that poverty is a multidimensional issue that requires a holistic approach. We address not only the economic aspects but also the social, educational, and health-related needs of youth, providing comprehensive support to enable them to thrive and become self-reliant.

Evidence-Based Practice:

We base our programs and interventions on sound evidence and best practices in poverty alleviation. We continuously monitor, evaluate, and learn from our experiences to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our interventions, ensuring that we achieve measurable and impactful results.

Long-Term Sustainability:

We are committed to achieving long-term sustainable outcomes in our efforts to alleviate poverty. We focus on building the capacity of youth to become self-reliant and invest in programs and initiatives that have a lasting impact, fostering self-sufficiency and resilience in the communities we serve.

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Illu Global Solidarity continues to work tirelessly to make the world a better place. Through our unwavering commitment to compassion, collaboration, and community empowerment, we strive to create a more equitable and just society. Together, we can build hope and change lives, one act of kindness at a time.

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