Charlie’s Heart Foundation’s Event!

One of our amazing partners, Charlie’s Heart Foundation, is hosting an event to celebrate the launch of their foundation later this month on April 21 in Charlotte. If you are in the area, we would love for you to stop by, support them, and learn more about their mission! #BetterTogether https://www.facebook.com/events/1999805310278802??ti=ia

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Finishing in the top 20!

All of our AJ girls passed their first semester of school, finishing in the top 20 percent of their class! Praise God! We are so proud of them. Please keep them in your prayers as they prepare for National Exams. Our girls are in grades this year that requires a National Exam that determines the […]

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Addis Ababa- one of Forbes coolest cities!

March 29, 2018- Our beloved city of Addis Ababa has recently been named one of Forbes coolest cities to visit in 2018! We invite you to see this amazing city and serve the Lord with your gracious heart by creating or joining an #AJMisionteam. Learn more about our missions group at http://addisjemari.org/mission-trips/. #WeLoveBecauseHeFirstLovedUs#LoveBig #GiveBack https://www.forbes.com/…/the-10-coolest-cities-around-the…/…

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Meet one of the artisans!

Meet Filemon. He is one of the artisans who makes some of our beautiful leather bags. We are excited to say that new leather is coming later this month! When you buy a bag from us, you are not only getting a gorgeous new bag, but you are helping to produce jobs and allow artisans […]

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This Easter Holiday!

We love how so many of our partnering ministries and friends are doing Easter baskets differently this year, so we are offering a couple of ways you can #purchasewithapurpose this Easter holiday! Addis Jemari has these beautiful necklaces and bracelets that are the perfect sizes for girls of all ages. The best part? The jewelry is handmade […]

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A way for us to show his love!

We read an amazing article on Fair Trade this week and wanted to share it with our #AJFamily! It talks about how when you purchase fair trade products, it is practicing Christian values. Our favorite part was this, “Jesus envisioned a world where we truly loved our neighbors. (Mark 12:31). Fair trade is a way for […]

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Meet Leila Shikur

We are pleased to have Leila Shikur join our AJ staff in Ethiopia as our current social worker! She was born in Nazareth, which is south of Addis Ababa. She enjoys helping others and seeing them rise to their potential. Leila obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Adama University in 2007 and her […]

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AJ home Bible Study

This month, our girls are continuing their study of the Gospel of Luke. At Bible Study last week, the girls discussed Luke 5:1-39. There is so much goodness in Luke, chapter 5…the lesson of unquestioning obedience to the Lord in the story of the miraculous catching of fish, how the disciples would now become “fishers […]

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Garden beds for AJ home

A huge thank you to Charlie’s Heart Foundation for providing and building two amazing garden beds for the #AJHome during their visit earlier this month. We are growing lettuce, peppers, garlic, radishes, and rosemary…all foods, seasonings and spices that are used in everyday cooking in our kitchen. Our #AJGirls and staff couldn’t be more excited about this fun, ongoing project that […]

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