About Us

The Illubabor Bethel Synod Branch Office (IBS BO)


Region: – Oromia         Zone: Illubabor             Woreda: Mettu            Town: Mettu


The Illubabor Bethel Synod Branch Office is one of the branch office operating under the South West Ethiopia Area Coordination Office (SWEACO). The Illubabor Bethel Synod Branch Office (IBS-BO) is located in Mettu at the distant of 620 km at South West of Addis Ababa.

The IBS BO works in South West Ethiopia and trying to address the vulnerable people in Oromia (Illubabor and Buno Bedelle zones), South Nations and Nationalities Regional State (Bonga zone) and Gambella region (Mejeng zone).

Currently, the BO is implementing different projects and programs depending on the EECMY DASSC program priorities.

The BO has been working with partners like Bread for the World/PADD/, Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Mission (FELM), Christian Aid and iCARE.

EECMY-DASSC is a member of CCRDA (Christian Consortium Relief and Development Association), ACT alliance and LWF (Lutheran World Federation)

The intervention areas are:

  1. Livelihood program
  2. Education and Children Development Program
  3. Health and Nutrition.
  4. Humanitarian Response and 
  5. Cross cutting issues


EECMY/NCES DASSC envisions a caring, just and prosperous society.


To demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ among the poor and disadvantaged