The word telethon was so new in Ethiopia. TDA introduced it as a new concept and managed to held three successful telethons that helped it to raise funds for projects mainly in the education sector.
Furthermore, TDA organize fundraising events in many cities of Ethiopia, Africa, Europe, America and the Arab world. These are, primarily, organized by TDA chapters in different corners of the world every year.
TDA conducted three fundraising Telethons since 1989.
· First Telethon 1987 EC
· Second Telethon 1992 EC
· Third Telethon 2001 EC