Charlie’s Heart Event!

One of our amazing partners, Charlie’s Heart Foundation, is hosting an event to celebrate the launch of their foundation tomorrow in Charlotte, NC. If you are in the area, we would love for you to stop by, support them, and learn more about their mission! #BetterTogether  

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In Honor of God!

“Each of you has been blessed with one of God’s many wonderful gifts to be used in the service of others. So use your gift well. If you have the gift of speaking, preach God’s message. If you have the gift of helping others, do it with the strength that God supplies. Everything should be […]

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Encouraging our girls!

Addis Jemari not only supports our #AJGirls, but also the community in which they live. That’s why community involvement is one of our five core values. We want our #AJGirls to actively learn this value and develop as leaders in their community. Over summer break, our girls and staff volunteer at feeding kitchens around Addis Ababa, […]

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Mother’s day Wishlist

Spring is the season of renewal and bright, gorgeous colors out in the world around us. Don’t let nature have all the fun with new things, celebrate this season with a new pair of earrings from Addis Jemari or one of the new #AJBags in our new gorgeous colors. Don’t forget to add Addi Jemari to your […]

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Beautiful words from Rebecca Holt

Living in the Hope, Not the Loss Today one year ago, my life changed forever. I experienced a loss that I could never have anticipated, planned for or even conceived of. I lost my dear, sweet, barely 5-year-old son… Read the full post:  http://charliesheartfoundation.org/…/living-in-the-hope-no…/

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Gather up and declare God’s glory!

Gather up seven of your closest friends and serve with Addis Jemari in Ethiopia this fall! You and your friends will work with our #AJGirls in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as well as with many other partnering ministries. Here is your chance to “Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples.” (Psalm 96:3). To […]

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What can we say about Laura Kilcrease?

That depends on how much time you have…we could go on and on about her! Laura is our volunteer social media coordinator and #AJChampion extraordinaire. Laura has a huge passion to further the AJ mission through her talents on social media, and also pitches in whenever and wherever needed. She LOVES BIG, and we are so thankful […]

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It was such a joyous Holiday!

Our #AJFamily celebrated Easter this past weekend, and it was such a joyous occasion! They spent much quality time together, preparing Easter lunch and eating as a family to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. Our program director, Sima, said this of our guard, Ababa, “Ababa was smiling while we were trying to capture our family photo, and […]

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Financial Literacy!

When establishing Addis Jemari, we believed in order to make the biggest impact we needed to teach our #AJGirls five core values. In doing so, we could achieve our mission of educating, encouraging and empowering the girls who come through our doors and subsequently the families of Addis Ababa. UNICEF’s most current statistics report there are 4.5 […]

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Easter (Fasika) in Ethiopia!

Today is Easter in Ethiopia and it is a day filled with family and friends. Starting last night on Saturday evening, families attended church together to worship and pray into the wee hours of the morning. They left from the church and traveled to the family home and around 3 a.m, families shared a meal […]

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