Supporting our neighbors!

At Addis Jemari we support our neighbors in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia by purchasing their unique handcrafted pieces at prices that will allow them to provide for their families. #purchasewithapurpose      

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Behind every Product!

Its important to us to not only support our #AJGirls, but to also support the community in which they live. That’s why Addis Jemari decided long ago to help support our mission with the sales of handmade and fair trade goods from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. By this simple act, we are helping to provide income to […]

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Reminder- T-shirt contest!

Our Designed by YOU T-shirt contest ends at midnight tonight! We are redesigning our AJ T-Shirts, and we would LOVE it if the new design came from one our #AJFamily members. To enter our T-shirt design contest, please send us a picture of your work (hand drawn or by computer) no later than midnight tonight, February 28th, […]

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Teff- The Tiny Expensive Grain with Big Health Benefits

By Sophia Kassa, Programs Specialist for Addis Jemari Guest blogger for Addis Jemari, Sophia comes to us from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and now lives in Raleigh, NC  Teff is one of the tiniest and most ancient grains in the world. It originates in Ethiopia and has survived centuries without much hybridization. It comes with three […]

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Extended blessing from our mission team!

The love and generosity of our November 2017 missions team continues to bless our home in Addis Ababa long after their visit has ended! Pictured below are our #AJGirls and Sima, our Program Director, assembling the different shelving units purchased by the amazing group of women that made up the November 2017 missions team. The shelves will […]

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Don’t forget!

Don’t forget! Our T-shirt contest ends this coming Wednesday, February 28! We are redesigning our AJ T-Shirts, and we would LOVE it if the new design came from one of you. To enter our T-shirt design contest, please send us a picture of your work (hand drawn or by computer) no later than 2/28 to […]

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In Need of Cell Phones

Cell phones provide safety and peace of mind to many of us here in the United States, and we desire to fulfill this same sense of safety to our girls in Ethiopia. We are in need of 2 Samsung cell phones (new or used) to help us stay in contact with the #AJGirls when they leave the […]

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Teff- major staple in Ethiopia

Did you know a major staple of the Ethiopian diet is a grain called teff? Many Ethiopians eat this nutrient-rich grain twice a day.Teff is also the main ingredient in injera, a spongy, fermented flatbread commonly found in Ethiopian cuisine. We save time and money by purchasing teff in bulk, so it’s bought 120 kilos […]

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