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Addis Ababa Region

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital city, attracts thousands of migrants from the countryside every year with the prospect of making a better living for themselves and their families. Addis Ababa is faced with many of the urban challenges that many other large, quickly developing cities face—such as overcrowding, job deficits and high unemployment, highly impoverished areas, and poor quality services. Addis Ababa comprises of ten sub-cities, two in which EDA implements its integrated community-based development program in two sub cities.