Extreme poverty is the primary cause of the orphan crisis in Ethiopia.
Today, there are over 4.5 million orphans in Ethiopia. 70 percent of these children have been orphaned as a result of poverty. Every day, parents have to make painful decisions about their family’s daily needs. As a result of this harsh reality, countless families are separated.
Sustainable solutions allow families to stay together and thrive.
We keep families together by providing their most basic needs while working toward economic self-reliance and sustainability. We support children’s academic success while we offer their parents relational discipleship, economic empowerment and life skills training, counseling, and income generation opportunities.
Through AJ Home and our Family Empowerment Program, we focus on four areas of impact in the lives of the children and families we serve.
We provide resources and tutoring to encourage students’ academic success.
We equip children and families through weekly training sessions that provide a solid foundation for all of life.
We walk through life with the people we serve as we share God’s love intentionally, authentically, and relationally.
We identify the specific needs of each child and family, and we develop clear action plans for growth.
What is Addis Jemari?
Learn more about our holistic, Christ-centered programs from our founders and board members as they share how we got started and how our work has developed over the years.
Today, we are serving more than 200 children, mothers, and fathers through our two programs. At AJ Home, we strive to create a true family for once orphaned and vulnerable teenage girls. Through our Family Empowerment Program, we work to keep families together through sustainable solutions, including life skills training and income generation opportunities.
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