AZM Background

Abune Zena Markos Children's and Elderly Support Association is a non-profit organization founded by a group of volunteers who want to contribute towards improving the lives of children and elderlies in Ethiopia. The association is registered and licensed by the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) Charities and Societies Agency in 2010 and currently operates in Addis Ababa.


AZM envisions a society where the needs of destitute children and elders are met and become contributors in the society.


Promoting the culture of support in cooperation with families, communities and stakeholders to ensure needs of helpless children and elders are met.


- Supporting less fortunate children with food, clothing, education and counseling
- Enabling the children's parents to support their family by training them and creating job opportunities
- Supporting helpless elderlies with food, clothing, medical expense and moral support

Source of Funding

The association relies on membership fees and donations from individuals and organizations to carry out its objectives.


Abune Zena Markos Association for Children and Elderly Support
Nifasilk Lafto Sub City Woreda 03 House No. 1050
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Phone: +251113691686 / +251911796179