Noble Cause Elder Care And Support (NCECS) is an indigenous non-profit Ethiopian Residence Charitable Organization was originally legalized by FDRE Ministry of Justice and now certified by FDRE Charities and Societies Agency ; Mission is to facilitate basic needs, improve health provision, increase self-reliance, decrease age-related discrimination and strengthen relations between generations for rural, impoverished, isolated elders. Our programs are classified into four components Senior Care Center, Community-Based Care, Holistic Health service and Monetary schemes, so we do believed that our efforts will sustain through community participation, and God’s Care.
The organization’s signature – Noble Cause – is carried out by serving those over age 60. We offer community awareness and lobbying about older people, training for volunteers; we also work closely with our stakeholders for inclusion and mainstreaming into every government programs.
How We Began
Noble Cause Elder Care and Support started after Dorothy and Samson learned from the government Adult Care Center and assessed the gaps. They found that the traditional way of holding or helping the elder by the family is eroded. Modernization and development took their children away and the older people are left behind. So that Dorothy and Samson shared the findings of this situation to others and Noble Cause started in 2007GC with the desired of helping Ethiopian rural older people. The vision to see elders having self-reliance, reliable resource, convenient life style, and free from fear, so as bring wellbeing.
Where we work
So now Noble Cause is working Northern Ethiopia in Semen Showa Zone , around Debreberhan Town, in two Woredas/districts.