We believe through these core values …

Our five AJ Core Values are the cornerstone of our programs at Addis Jemari. We believe through these core values, we will change generational poverty and truly make a difference in the lives of the children and families we serve. To learn more about each of our core values, please visit our webpage; http://addisjemari.org/core_values  

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Pray that much is accomplished

A small mission team is heading over to Ethiopia to work in the AJ Home, spend time with and love on our AJ girls and AJ staff, roll out new financial literacy curriculum, and also work in our new Family Empowerment Program! Pray that much is accomplished and that God will be honored this week! […]

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Meet Minassie…

We are excited to announce we have hired our Family Empowerment Program (FEP) coordinator, Minassie Tekle. Minassie comes to us highly regarded with more than eight years of experience in NGOs (non-governmental organizations), which are what non-profits are called in Ethiopia. Minassie is responsible for the day-to-day program activities of our FEP program that addresses […]

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Melkam Gena!

Melkam Gena (Merry Christmas) from the AJ Family in Ethiopia! It is Christmas day (January 7) in Ethiopia, and the AJ Family is having a wonderful day celebrating the birth of Jesus, and sending you all much love!

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Charlie’s Heart to keep families together!

Check out a video from one of our beloved partners, Charlie’s Heart Foundation. Hear Charlie’s story and help spread Charlie’s sunshine, in hopes to keep families together! Please watch and share the video below! #spreadsunshine #CharliesHeartFoundation #BetterTogether https://youtu.be/vPN6kueMPys

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Because Ethiopians use the Julian calendar…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…in Ethiopia! Christmas (or Gena, as it is called in Amharic, Ethiopia’s national language,) is celebrated on January 7 in Ethiopia, not on December 25, because Ethiopians use the Julian calendar. Our AJ Girls and staff are getting

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A glimpse of life in Akaki-kality

Addis Jemari is working with families in our Family Empowerment Program (FEP) in the sub-city called Akaki-kality, located on the outskirts of Addis Ababa. Roughly 200,000 people live in the sub-city and a majority of the families’ incomes in the area are hand to mouth, meaning their earnings cover only daily food. The number of […]

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Looking back at 2018

There were so many abundant blessings for Addis Jemari in 2018. Thanks be to God for the incredible growth and for bringing all of you, our #AJChampions, together to enable us to accomplish much this past year. This year, AJ grew our US Board by three new members and welcomed Becky Cutter Highsmith to our […]

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