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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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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Finishing in the top 20!

All of our AJ girls passed their first semester of school, finishing in the top 20 percent of their class! Praise God! We are so proud of them. Please keep them in your prayers as they prepare for National Exams. Our girls are in grades this year that requires a National Exam that determines the […]

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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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This Easter Holiday!

We love how so many of our partnering ministries and friends are doing Easter baskets differently this year, so we are offering a couple of ways you can #purchasewithapurpose this Easter holiday! Addis Jemari has these beautiful necklaces and bracelets that are the perfect sizes for girls of all ages. The best part? The jewelry is handmade […]

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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 home Bible Study

This month, our girls are continuing their study of the Gospel of Luke. At Bible Study last week, the girls discussed Luke 5:1-39. There is so much goodness in Luke, chapter 5…the lesson of unquestioning obedience to the Lord in the story of the miraculous catching of fish, how the disciples would now become “fishers […]

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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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Discipleship

Discipleship is a huge part of what we do at Addis Jemari. It is “our why.” During the month of February, the #AJGirls and staff studied the book of Luke in their weekly Bible Study. They have been looking at the life of Jesus, realizing that God sent His son for ALL people! They have been studying […]

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