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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An Family Empowerment Program Update

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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AJ Gardens!

Today is #FreshVeggieDay! We’ve got some good stuff growing in the #AJGardens, thanks to a generous donation from Charlie’s Heart Foundation to make the garden beds possible! Not only have the #AJgardens helped supplement our food budget for the home, but has also taught our girls some important life skills, such as the discipline it takes to […]

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Give your mother Fair Trade Goods!

Today, Wednesday, May 9th is the last day to order your Fair Trade Mother’s Day gift from AJ for guaranteed delivery. However, local orders can be picked up through Friday, May 11. Make your gifts count twice this Mother’s Day buy giving the mothers in your life Fair Trade Goods. http://addisjemari.org/store/ #purchasewithapurpose #empower   

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Fair Trade Mother’s day purchase

When you choose to purchase fair trade gifts this Mother’s Day, you’re supporting an entire network of mothers and families depending on the sales of these items to provide for their families. Our products are handmade and fair trade from Ethiopia, and 100 percent of the profits go straight back into our ministry! Order by […]

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Meet Leila Shikur

We are pleased to have Leila Shikur join our AJ staff in Ethiopia as our current social worker! She was born in Nazareth, which is south of Addis Ababa. She enjoys helping others and seeing them rise to their potential. Leila obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Adama University in 2007 and her […]

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AJ partners with Charlie’s Heart Foundation (CHF)

Addis Jemari is excited to announce that we have partnered with Charlie’s Heart Foundation (CHF). Charlie’s Heart Foundation’s mission is to enhance the lives of children and families in areas of need through sustainable living, financial and health education to ultimately ensure they are prepared for their lives ahead. Their mission aligned perfectly with what Addis […]

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