AJ Home For Teenage Girls

Our home is a family setting where once-orphaned teenage girls enjoy a sense of security and belonging. Preparing teenage girls for a life of spiritual strength, confidence, and self-reliance. The girls in the AJ Home learn and grow together, share responsibilities, and experience the joy and challenges of daily life in a safe environment.


  • Ensure girls remain in school
  • Provide school supplies
  • Provision of weekly tutoring
  • Summer enrichment program which
    includes career skills & classes or leadership volunteer opportunities in the community

Economic Empowerment

  • Financial literacy curriculum (designed especially for Addis Jemari and based on Biblical principles)
  • Weekly allowances
  • Set up of savings account with monthly savings given
  • Practicing 10 percent saving of allowance
  • Summer job opportunities
  • Income generating opportunities by making products for AJ Marketplace


  • Weekly Bible study
  • Church
  • Holiday celebrations recognized

Social & Mental Health Support

  • Safe & loving home
  • Individualized case management
  • Everyday care by housemothers and
    house cook
  • Social worker support for guidance &
  • Life skills training in areas such as cooking, budgeting & time management
  • Family & friend visits
  • Community engagement through
    volunteering & family day trips
  • Nutritious meals & vitamin supplements daily
  • Annual health checkups

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