Mark your calendars! Our annual Seeds of Africa benefit will be on November 7, 2018 at the beautiful Town Stages in NYC. Stay tuned for more details about this incredible event, and don't forget to spread the word!
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Atti Worku and Amy Vanderoef recently traveled to Ethiopia compliments of Ethiopian Airlines. In addition to soaking up the food and art culture in Addis, the two travelers also made stops at their favorite stores! Check them out below. Paradise Fashion Paradise Fashion was established by Genet (Mimi) Kebede in the heart of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, [...]
Atti Worku and Amy Vanderoef recently traveled to Ethiopia compliments of Ethiopian Airlines. Ethiopia is one of the most incredible culinary cities in the world. For world class coffee to saucy stews to bar none Italian food, check out where we ate during our trip! Five Loaves Restaurant Five Loaves Restaurant offered one of the [...]
Atti Worku and Amy Vanderoef recently traveled to Ethiopia compliments of Ethiopian Airlines. During their trip, they visited some of the best art galleries and museums that Ethiopia has to offer. Check them out below! Addis Fine Art Addis Fine Art is a gallery specialising in contemporary African Art, with particular focus on art from Ethiopia and its [...]
Atti Worku and Amy Vanderoef recently traveled to Ethiopia compliments of Ethiopian Airlines. In between soaking up the arts, food and fashion that this amazing country has to offer, the two crashed at some seriously stellar hotels and resorts. Check them out below! The Hilton Addis Ababa The first place the two travelers stayed was [...]
Seeds founder Atti Worku and Emmy Award-winning T.V. personality Amy Vanderoef recently traveled to Ethiopia compliments of Ethiopian Airlines. In addition to soaking up Ethiopian arts, fashion and food, the two also visited the Seeds of Africa campus where they sat in on several classes and met our Seeds students. Amy Vanderoef wrote the following [...]
Q: How long have you worked for Cordaid Ethiopia vs. the Cordaid headquarters? A: I have worked for Cordaid for 7 years. I joined Cordaid in September 2010 on the Sudan county program. Soon after the independence of South Sudan I went on to lead the South Sudan team for three and a half years [...]
After traveling to Ethiopia in 2017, teacher George Herbert was inspired to bring a bit of Seeds back to the U.S., and more specifically, the school where he teaches. Upon his return he created the very first Seeds of Africa high school club! They’ve already raised over $1000 for our students. We sat down [...]
Seeds of Africa is thrilled to introduce our new Head of Community Development for our Ethiopia Campus, Emebet Aklilu Mengistu. Emebet is the first female to hold this position, so we sat down with this #GirlBoss to learn a bit more about her, and what she plans on bringing to the SOA campus. Q: Where did [...]
On October 26th, we celebrated our annual Chefs & Seeds dinner in Dallas at the Ritz Carlton's Fearing's Restaurant. A huge thank you to longtime Seeds supporters and board members Stephanie Bond and Devin Benton who sponsored the event. Thank you Amanda Watkins for all of your help, and Eric Dreyer, Fearing's Restaurant and the [...]