Waka collaborators

The Ethiopian Government is implementing in the last years food security and socio-economic programs for Konso community development


Konso Development Association (KDA) is a non-political, non-religious and non-profit non-governmental organisation established in 1993 to undertake development activities in order to fill the gaps of the community by mobilising local resources primarily. KDA is mainly involved in rural development projects focusing on improving live hood base of the poorest households, natural resource management, education, health, HIV/AIDS, family planning and gender sensitization. The prevailing development constraints are in the meantime supported by external entities that are crucial factor to respond to the demands of the community.


Gessyma laboratorios is a profesional lab specialized in food consultancy. Since 2004 they have been awarded with several certifications such as Quality and Management System ISO 9001.

The laboratory has recently added Gluten and histamine to the already before outstanding analyses of Legionella spp in water and other primary pathogens such as Salmonella spp, E.Coli and Listeria Monocytogenes, completing the list of accredited analyses.

Their cooperation has made possible the moringa Stenopetala analyses.



SOS Sahel is a national based NGO originally from UK with over 20 years of experience in working with rural communities and the Ethiopian government to tackle poverty.
The agency implements innovative interventions working with smallholder farmers and pastoralist people of Ethiopia documenting and distributing community good practices to reduce chronic food insecurity. Our Konso women training run by this entity are stablished on our common shared value chain development principles.