Organizational Development

The first SP (2006 – 2008)
The first SP had contributed a lot in re-orienting the organization for a significant leap further transforming it into a national professional society of sociologists, social workers and anthropologists in Ethiopia and guided the operation of the Association for seven years.
The Second SP (2012 – 2016)
The second SP was geared twards organizational strengthening of the Society in a manner that improves its functioning to be compatible with the current demanding situation and enhance members’ contribution to the social development endeavors of the country.
ESSSWA has already secured funding from Oak Foundation so that SP3 will take place after its renwal of its registration in 2016

Regional Chapters
Currntly ESSSWA has Four Regional Chapters:
North, Tigray
North West, Bahir Dar
South, Hawassa
S/West, Arbaminch & the fifth one is planned for East, to be in Jigjiga.
All chapters are attached with universities having departments in either Sociology, Social Work or Anthropolgy.
ESSSWA is also working with 12 public and 3 private universities
ESSSWA’s membership has also exceeded 900.