DOT Ethiopia is committed to creating a world shaped by young social innovators who have the tools, knowledge, and networks to create opportunities and transform their own communities.

We support youth to become innovators and leaders, and to create and apply digital solutions that have positive impact in their communities.

We believe in the power of YOUTH-LED INNOVATION.

We believe that communities can be shaped by empowering youth to create SUSTAINABLE CHANGES inspired by community needs.

We believe that social innovation is accelerated when supported by DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY.

OUR VISION All underserved and disadvantaged young women and men realizing their potential in an inclusive digital economy.

OUR MISSION We mobilize and inspire all underserved and disadvantaged young people with digital literacy, 21st-century skills and the self-confidence that will enable them to thrive in an inclusive digital economy.

We work with youth, the private sector, governments, and community-based organizations towards a collaborative vision of communities shaped by daring social innovators.

DOT Ethiopia has been running youth-led programs focused on sustainable economic growth since 2009.



we believe in the power and potential of young people


we believe that locally relevant digital technology can accelerate and increase positive social impact


we bridge gender and social barriers


we support local social innovators, local communities, and local staff


we are clear and transparent about our work and results


we collaborate across sectors and geographies to achieve positive social impact

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