WOLAS AT A GLANCE.
WOLAS is an indigenous non-governmental organization established in February 2008, and works in three regions of Ethiopia. These are: - Amhara, Oromia and Tigray. It is working in partnership with actors in the natural resources development.
Vision: - to see communities manage, utilize properly and protect from damage their
natural resources and develop sense of ownership to communal properties and
thus will lead to sustainable development.
1. Playing advisor role in creation of user groups association,
2. Advising and assisting user groups to draft ,adopt and execute enforceable byelaws,
3. Advising and assisting users associations to have a legal personality status.
4. Coaching communities in byelaw execution and management of resources.
Major values: - Community participation, rule of law, efficiency and effectiveness
transparency, accountability, gender sensitive, and responsiveness.