What would we be without each other?

Life takes a team. We had the privilege to have a #OneOrphan team from #AWAA join us one day last week in our #AJHome with 11 amazing women. They came to serve and love, and they did just that! The team worked alongside our #AJFamily to paint and clean, as well as begin a catalog system for our brand new library! We are […]

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Enrichment classes for practical skills

This summer at AJ has been very full! We have loved watching our #AJGirlsas they have embraced new opportunities to learn and grow. The girls are busy learning photography and editing, computer skills and computer programs, as well as sewing and fashion. (Yes, she made that white dress in the photo!!!) It has been wonderful to […]

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Robel Kelkile with us

We were excited to have Robel Kelkile with us this summer! He volunteered his time to teach our AJ girls conversational English three days a week and the girls also helped him with his Amharic. It was a great time for all! Robel himself is Ethiopian and was visiting his family in Addis Ababa. Robel […]

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October 4- Save the Date!

Hey #AJFamily! Save the date! Addis Jemari will be hosting “A Night of New Beginnings” on Thursday, October 4. Come hang out with us at Loading Dock Raleigh, enjoy some delicious food and cocktails, learn more about AJ, our home, our amazing girls and staff, and our new Family Empowerment Program. It’s a night you don’t […]

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Ameseginalehu (Thank You)!

Our AJ girls and staff would like to say a great BIG Ameseginalehu (Thank You) to our #AJFamily and friends. Our 2018 Summer Enrichment trip to Bahir Dar was an amazing trip for us all. It was full of family, laughter and love. It was a time of to be seen and heard, a time of food […]

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Summer Enrichment Trip- Follow Along on our Journey!

Enrichment is the action of improving or enhancing the quality or value of something. The #AJGirls and staff will be doing just that as we travel to Bahir Dar later this summer on an enrichment trip. Bahir Dar is in the Northern part of Ethiopia. It is a beautiful city filled with much history and culture. You […]

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Addis Jemari is feeling excited!

We have secured the target area with the Ethiopian government for our Family Empowerment Program (FEP) that we are launching this summer! Addis Ababa is broken up into 10 sub-cites and the government identifies needs in those individual sub-cities. We are happy to report we will be working in one of the largest sub-cities in […]

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