CCRDA Bids Farewell to Elise Jensen
CCRDA bid farewell to Ms Elise Jensen, Health Office Director of USAID in the presence of Dr. Kebede Worku of State Minister of Health, Dr. Agedewe Reddie, and Deputy Board Chair of CCRDA, Dr. Meshesha Shewarega, Executive Director of CCRDA and other invited guests from CSOs.
On the occasion, Dr. Kebede Worku noted that the Ministry of Health (MoH) had good relation with Elise Jensen personally and USAID institutionally during her tenure.
“We couldn’t have provided hope to many of our compatriots without the support of USAID, which was realized due to the strong commitment of Jensen” Dr. Kebede remarked. Likewise, Dr. Meshesha Shewarega expressed his gratitude to Elise Jensen for supporting CSOs working on health and nutrition related activities. “As Co-chair of the CCM, we have had a good time with Jensen. On behalf of CSOs, I would like to thank Ms Jensen for everything she did to support CSOs,” the CCRDA Executive Director said on the occasion.
Elise Jensen on her part said, “While I was working in USAID, I have unforgettable memories of speaking with communities and children about their life. That memory has always been lurking in my mind”.
Two representatives of CSOs have also expressed their gratitude to USAID for its support in health, nutrition and related activities. Representing CCRDA Board, Dr. Agedew Redie, remarked that Ms Elise Jensen has a good attribute of a development worker.
Dr. Kebede Worku handed over certificate of appreciation to Elise Jensen in recognition of her commendable support to CSOs while working as Health Office Director of USAID.