You overjoyed our hearts!

Once again, our generous AJ champions and donors have overjoyed our hearts with your fantastic support! Our #GivingTuesday Corporate Match was met yesterday, thus doubling EVERY dollar you donated. Your generosity has enabled us to: – Purchase a generator for the AJ Home in Ethiopia – Helped us to provide Christmas bonuses for the AJ […]

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In full swing!

#GivingTuesday is in full swing! A corporate donor has come forward and said they will match any donations given to Addis Jemari on Giving Tuesday, up to $10,000! We are beyond excited! This year on #GivingTuesday, we are raising funds and support for: Resources for three more girls to join our AJ Home in 2019 […]

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Donation count TRIPLE!

#GivingTuesday is today and we have exciting news! Facebook is partnering with PayPal to match donations up to $7 million for US nonprofits through Facebook fundraisers! The match will begin at 8 a.m. EST, but we anticipate the matching dollars will go quickly. Giving early today will enable your donation to not only be matched […]

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Meet Jilalo Chebsa

Jilalo Chebsa is our vice chair of our board in Ethiopia! Jilalo was born in Jimma, located in the Southwest of Ethiopia in 1975 and has been married for nine years. He is the father to three handsome boys and currently speaks five languages. He attended Jimma Teaching College and upon his graduation taught for […]

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As many of you mothers out there do

A mother has a unique role in a family unit. She is vital in many things that are seen but oh so much that goes unnoticed each day. Every mother is equipped to mold and shape, love and nurture, protect and push. In the AJ home, we have been beyond blessed to have such wonderful […]

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World Kindness Day

Get intentional about how you will express kindness today on #WorldKindnessDay. Give true heartfelt compliments to the people you are around today, interact with strangers by opening doors or merely saying hello to them, and show acts of kindness to your family and friends today. Let us know what you did today to shine your […]

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Meet Worku!

Say hello to another board member in Ethiopia, Worku Gebre! Worku was born and raised in Addis Ababa. He is the fifth of six siblings and loved growing up with his family in the city of Addis. He attended Entoto Technical College and graduated with distinction. He currently owns his own rental car business and […]

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Meet Yisahk!

Meet another member of our Ethiopian board, Yisahak Desalegn! Yisahak was born in Debra- Zeit (Bishoftu), located in the southeast of Ethiopia. He is the only child in his family and loved growing up with his mom. He attended Bishoftu BTVET College and upon his graduation has worked in many areas in Ethiopia as a […]

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Looking back…Night of New Beginnings!

October was quite a month! We couldn’t wait to share with you some of the amazing photos taken by Ashley Parr Henderson Photography at our Night of New Beginnings on October 4! Be sure to tag yourself and friends! #NoNB2018 #LoveBig #GiveBack #AJFamily https://www.facebook.com/addisjemari/videos/185156232366526/

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Let’s be grateful!

November is a time to focus on all we have to be grateful for. We are so grateful for Belatu! She is a great example of a beloved member of the AJ family. She was our first housemother for the AJ Home and loved our girls unconditionally. Belatu fought for our girls to be the […]

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