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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Today is the Day

July 22, 2016- Today is the day! We can’t thank our generous donors enough for partnering with Addis Jemari to help make the home for the girls a reality. Our Executive Director Cindy Douglass is in route to Ethiopia to open the Addis Jemari home! Two of our wonderful board members, Dana Roberts and Cynthia Jernigan, are […]

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New Beginnings Campaign: Update

July 21, 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! Addis Jemari is beyond thankful and grateful. This is just the beginning, and we can’t wait to see what God will do! Look for ways in the coming weeks to […]

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Meet Cynthia Jernigan, Board Secretary for Addis Jemari

June 30, 2016- Meet Cynthia Jernigan! Cynthia is our board secretary. She keeps us organized, always keeps it real, and ALWAYS makes us laugh. A few fun facts about Cynthia….she has never had a cavity. (Truth!) Her first concert was Kenny Rogers and Crystal Gayle. (AMAZING!) Her favorite food is anything in the Mexican cuisine […]

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Join Us in Prayer: Interviewing for Housemother Positions

June 16, 2106- Today is a big day! Cindy is interviewing ladies for the housemother position at Addis Jemari! Our prayer is that we find a Christ-centered, loving mother figure for the girls of our program. Will you join us in prayer today that God will reveal the perfect people for these very important positions? ‪‪

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