The term DEKNA in Tigrinya language means “Our children”. DEKNA aims to support those children to become healthy and competent citizens that plays a positive role in their community.
Since the war on Tigray (Ethiopian region) broke out by Ethiopian federal gov’t in Nov 2020, tens of thousands of children are displaced from their home without food, many lost their life, many faced physical impediments and millions are struggling with trauma. To address the humanitarian crisis, as concerned individuals we have organized ourselves to respond to the plead of children affected by the war on Tigray by establishing DEKNA foundation (ደቅና). DEKNA is registered in Netherlands as a non-profitable and non-governmental stichting (foundation) with a registration KvK number 83435085.