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The Trip of a Lifetime: Where to Shop

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, [...]

The Trip of a Lifetime: Where We Ate

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 [...]

The Trip of a Lifetime: Ethiopian Galleries & Museums

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 [...]

The Trip of a Lifetime: Where We Stayed

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 [...]

Amy Vanderoef on Seeds of Africa

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 [...]

Cordaid Comes to Town: Meet Akinyi Walender

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 [...]

Meet the Founder of the Seeds of Africa Club!

  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 [...]

Meet Our New Head of Community Development

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 [...]

Our Third Annual Chefs & Seeds

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 [...]

Our Fourth Annual Seeds Benefit

On Wednesday, November 15th, Seeds of Africa celebrated its Fourth Annual Benefit to raise awareness and support for the educational and community programs the organization provides in Ethiopia. Our Sponsors Thank you to our sponsors Bristol Myers Squibb, Open Society Foundation, Avenues, Changing Our World, Vias Imports LTD, Camden Town Brewery, Audre Rae Photography, [...]

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