International Friendship Association (IFA)

International Friendship Association (IFA) was founded in January 2006 in Ethiopia as a local non-profit organization and in January 2017 in Germany, Frankfurt am Main, as a non-profit organization and was legally registered on 20 April 2017. IFA promotes intercultural integration and community-based development aid and support for needy children and women in Ethiopia.


IFA envision every community members have ensured sustainable livelihood and get access to basic social services.


To create affirmative change in the lives of Community in need.


To promote community centred development activities at grassroots level towards its socio-economic improvement in Ethiopia;

To provide support for needy children and women in Ethiopia through sponsorship program and community development aid; 

To promote immigrants intercultural integration in German through participation;

To promote human rights awareness and create understanding among immigrants and the hosting community;

To support politically and /or religiously persecuted and displaced refugees as well as people affected by discrimination;

To promote intercultural events through training, seminars, conferences and forums;

To promote intercultural dialogue between Germany and Ethiopia.