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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Giving Tuesday 2018!

Save the Date for #GivingTuesday! This year on Tuesday, November 27, Addis Jemari will be raising funds for Christmas bonuses for our Ethiopian staff and a Christmas dinner for our AJ girls, staff and family in Ethiopia! Help us make their Christmas merry and bright with these tangible and intentional gifts of love this holiday […]

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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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Meet Aboneh

Meet our Ethiopian board secretary Aboneh W/Mariam! Abnoneh lives in Addis Ababa and is a recent newlywed. He attended Arba Minch University and earned a B.A in Economics. Upon his graduation he worked for three years for the Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority and currently works for Bunna International Bank S.C. He is happy to […]

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How about hosting pre-christmas party?

Only eight more Fridays until Christmas!!! Have you considered hosting an Addis Jemari handmade and fair trade product party at your home, church or organization? Every item that we sell is made by the hands of skilled artisans in Ethiopia and benefits our mission to end generational poverty! We only have two more spots left […]

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Chairperson for our in-country board

Just as we have a board of directors here in the United States, we also have a board in Ethiopia. We can’t wait to introduce them to you! First up, meet Fekadu Fereje, the chairperson for our in-country board. Fekadu was born in Southwest Ethiopia in 1951 and has been married for 37 years. He […]

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Save the date!

#GivingTuesday on November 27, 2018. For the third year in a row, Addis Jemari will join this movement, along with many other organizations around the world. There are many different ways you can come alongside us on Giving Tuesday. We are looking for prayer partners, monthly sponsors, one-time gift-givers, volunteers, shoppers in our AJ Marketplace […]

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