AJ Board Retreat

October 17, 2017- Some of our board members got together over the weekend for a board retreat and dreamed BIG for Addis Jemari. We did it over Ethiopian food, of course! ❤️ #AJFamily #AddisJemari

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The Girls Start School

October 2, 2016- Tomorrow is a big day at Addis Jemari. The girls start SCHOOL! To many, this is just another day, but to our AJ girls, this is an answer to prayer. The future of the AJ girls will no longer be dictated by the circumstances they were born into, but instead, their future […]

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Meet Our Program Manager, Semere Fekadu

September 26, 2016- Meet our in-country program manager, Semere Fekadu! Semere was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He graduated from Mizan-Tepi University with a BA degree in Sociology and Social Anthropology. Semere is currently working on obtaining his Master’s degree from Addis Ababa University in Urban and Industrial Sociology, where he is close to submitting […]

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Do You Want to Receive our Monthly E-Newsletter?

Check out our first e-newsletter! Would you like to get it monthly in your inbox and read about all the latest news from AJ? Please email info@addisjemari.org and say “Subscribe” in the subject line. Thanks so much! http://myemail.constantcontact.com/An-Update-from-Addis-Jem…

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Discipleship Started This Week!

September 9, 2016— The Addis Jemari girls started their weekly Bible Study last week with our partnering church in Ethiopia, GoTerra. We couldn’t be more thrilled! Our prayer is that the Lord’s teachings will fall down like rain on these precious ones! #EncourageEducateEmpower #AddisJemari #LoveBIG “Let my teaching fall like rain and my words descend like dew….” – Deuteronomy 32:2 […]

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Opening the Girls’ First Bank Accounts

August 23, 2016- Today was an exciting day at Addis Jemari! We opened bank accounts for the girls so they can begin saving for their future. Learning financial literacy, gaining financial security, and creating a sustainable life is one of the cornerstones of Addis Jemari. It’s been a good, good day! Proverbs 13:11- “Wealth gained hastily will […]

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Making a House a Home

August 15, 2016- Today was a BIG day at Addis Jemari. It was move-in day! The girls are officially in the Addis Jemari home, and we couldn’t be more grateful, thrilled and overwhelmed with emotions. Thanks to everyone who made this possible. We are so thankful for you…more than you know! We still have a long […]

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Education Documents are in Hand

August 2, 2016- It’s been a big couple of days at Addis Jemari. These are the signed and stamped final documents we needed to enroll the girls back in school! Praise God! #AddisJemari #encourageeducateempower  

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Thankful and Grateful- New Beginnings Campaign

July 25, 2016- We are so excited to report we met our fundraising goal for the “New Beginnings” kick-off campaign, thanks to all you wonderful donors! More than $20,000 was raised in this kick-off campaign to obtain the house, begin to furnish it, and get the Addis Jemari girls back in school. Addis Jemari is beyond […]

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