Encouraging our girls!

Addis Jemari not only supports our #AJGirls, but also the community in which they live. That’s why community involvement is one of our five core values. We want our #AJGirls to actively learn this value and develop as leaders in their community. Over summer break, our girls and staff volunteer at feeding kitchens around Addis Ababa, […]

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Mother’s day Wishlist

Spring is the season of renewal and bright, gorgeous colors out in the world around us. Don’t let nature have all the fun with new things, celebrate this season with a new pair of earrings from Addis Jemari or one of the new #AJBags in our new gorgeous colors. Don’t forget to add Addi Jemari to your […]

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Gather up and declare God’s glory!

Gather up seven of your closest friends and serve with Addis Jemari in Ethiopia this fall! You and your friends will work with our #AJGirls in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as well as with many other partnering ministries. Here is your chance to “Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples.” (Psalm 96:3). To […]

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Financial Literacy!

When establishing Addis Jemari, we believed in order to make the biggest impact we needed to teach our #AJGirls five core values. In doing so, we could achieve our mission of educating, encouraging and empowering the girls who come through our doors and subsequently the families of Addis Ababa. UNICEF’s most current statistics report there are 4.5 […]

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Addis Ababa- one of Forbes coolest cities!

March 29, 2018- Our beloved city of Addis Ababa has recently been named one of Forbes coolest cities to visit in 2018! We invite you to see this amazing city and serve the Lord with your gracious heart by creating or joining an #AJMisionteam. Learn more about our missions group at http://addisjemari.org/mission-trips/. #WeLoveBecauseHeFirstLovedUs#LoveBig #GiveBack https://www.forbes.com/…/the-10-coolest-cities-around-the…/…

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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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Garden beds for AJ home

A huge thank you to Charlie’s Heart Foundation for providing and building two amazing garden beds for the #AJHome during their visit earlier this month. We are growing lettuce, peppers, garlic, radishes, and rosemary…all foods, seasonings and spices that are used in everyday cooking in our kitchen. Our #AJGirls and staff couldn’t be more excited about this fun, ongoing project that […]

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Extended blessing from our mission team!

The love and generosity of our November 2017 missions team continues to bless our home in Addis Ababa long after their visit has ended! Pictured below are our #AJGirls and Sima, our Program Director, assembling the different shelving units purchased by the amazing group of women that made up the November 2017 missions team. The shelves will […]

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Thank you AJ Champions!

Pictured below is Sima, our Programs Director in Ethiopia, showing our House Mother, Belatu, how to administer daily medications needed by one of our #AJGirls. What a blessing it is to have these medications available…it is because of our #AJChampions that we are able to do this and provide healthcare for our girls and staff. #GiveBack #LoveBig #AJFamily To learn more […]

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Mission Trip!

Do you have New Year’s goals to travel, grow spiritually or to do something that you’ve never done before? Well, now is your chance.. join us in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia this Spring and make those goals a reality! We have a team headed over in April and would love to have you join us. Let […]

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