A fundraiser organized in Sheraton Addis on Saturday to support internally displaced people currently living in Amahra region raised 610 million birr.
It was organized by Amhara Development association. Senior regional and federal government authorities, including Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen, have attended the event.
The fund raised today is intended to organize durable support system for Ethiopians of ethnic Amhara origin displaced from different parts of the country.
The target was to raise over a billion Ethiopian birr to permanently support more than 91,000 displaced people currently in the Amhara regional state.
Demeke Mekonnen called up on all Ethiopians from border to border to support the effort to support displaced people durably.
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