ENDAN was originally constituted in June 2004, upon the imitation of Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (MoLSA) and International Labor Organization (ILO), with the name of National Disability Forum. In 2007, the Forum changed its name and became Ethiopian National Disability Action Network (ENDAN) and continued to work in the area.
ENDAN has re-registered and accorded legal personality again with its registry No. 1547 on July 31/2019, as per the new Civil Society Organizations’ proclamation No. 1113/2019, Currently ENDAN has 26 member Civil Society organizations working in the area of disability and related issues. Membership to ENDAN is open to all civil society organizations whose majority of their beneficiaries are persons with disabilities.