Discipleship Update

January 31, 2017- Discipleship is one of the five core values of Addis Jemari. We seek to help our girls by encouraging them in the truth that everyone is created in God’s image and therefore have immense value. Right now, they are studying God’s word in the book of Genesis during their Wednesday night Bible […]

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Purchase with a Purpose

January 27, 2017- Cindy and Suzanne had an exciting meeting discussing leather products today! We have some exciting announcements in the coming weeks that will benefit #AddisJemari, so stay tuned. This will be another fantastic way to support our ministry, all the while purchasing with a purpose. In the meantime, tell us…what styles of leather […]

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Lucky the Dog

January 18, 2017- Meet the newest member of the Addis Jemari family…Lucky the dog! Cindy Douglass, our Executive Director, saw this sweet pup being held by a man on the streets in Addis Ababa and asked if she could pet it. The man proceeded to put the puppy on Cindy’s lap and said, “This dog […]

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Melkam Gena from Addis Jemari!

January 9, 2017- Melkam Gena from Addis Jemari! The Addis Jemari girls and staff celebrated Christmas over the weekend. Because Ethiopia uses the Julian calendar system, they celebrate Christmas on January 7. Addis Jemari had a family celebration where they enjoyed delicious food and a coffee ceremony. They also opened their stockings, and did a “Secret […]

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Dreaming Big in 2017

January 2, 2017- Check out Addis Jemari’s co-founders Cindy Douglass (in Ethiopia) and Suzanne Ward (in the U.S.) giving each other their daily updates about AJ. There is much to accomplish in 2017 and the beginning of the new year is off to a great start! #AJFamily #DreamingBig

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