Kemissie is a town of Oromia zone under Amhara region, is situated at 295 km from Addis Abeba. Based on the 2007 national census conducted by the Central Statistical Agency of Ethiopia (CSA) Kemise has a total population of 19,415 Male 9,778 Female 9,637. The town is known as a route and market place for contraband activities and products. EDA in collaboration with Child Development and Transformation (CHADET)has been implementing an integrated community based child protection program with children on the move in the area.