One of Our 5 Core Values: Life Skills

April 27, 2017- Life skills is one of our five core values at Addis Jemari. We believe in the importance of teaching our girls skills that will help them succeed in all aspects in their life. From learning how to make injera, a staple food in Ethiopia, to learning how to budget their time wisely, […]

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Hope in Her Eyes

April 26, 2017- This day will be a day I will never forget. August 2, 2016. It was a tough, grueling day, but one that was a defining moment for Addis Jemari. One of our girls had tears running down her face from humiliation and anger. She could hardly speak. I looked her in the eyes and said, […]

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Join us on a Mission Team in 2018

April 25, 2017- “All things break. And all things can be mended. Not with time, as they say, but with intention. So go. Love intentionally, extravagantly, unconditionally. The broken world waits in the darkness for the light that is you.” – L.R. Knost Come see the beauty that is Ethiopia and be a light to […]

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Big Announcement: Our Online Store is Now Open!

April 24, 2017- We are so excited to say our online store is now LIVE! Go check it out at http://addisjemari.org/store/. The best part? 100 percent of sales from the purchase of our products goes straight back into the Addis Jemari ministry. There are limited quantities of each bag, so shop soon to get the […]

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A Word from Our Program Manager, Semere Fekadu

April 21, 2017- A word from our wonderful Program Manager, Semere Fekadu…. Eight months ago, I was honored to be asked to join the Addis Jemari family as the in-country program manager and truly believe in the mission to encourage, educate and empower once orphaned and vulnerable teenage girls in Ethiopia. Looking back, I can […]

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Meet Ababa

April 18, 2017- Say hello to Ababa! He is one of our beloved Addis Jemari staff members. Ababa ensures the safety of our girls and staff and also oversees the outside of the AJ house. He recently received a heater from one of our wonderful donors who purchased it off of our #AJWishlist. Rainy season is […]

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Thank you Kiwanis Club of Durham

April 6, 2017- Thank you Kiwanis Club of Durham for having us speak today! Sharing the mission of Addis Jemari is always invaluable to us. If you have a civic organization you want us to come speak to, email us at info@addisjemari.org.

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