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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, [...]

Seeds of Africa Annual Benefit: You’re Invited

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Meet our host of Chefs & Seeds

Meet husband and wife duo, Devin Benton and Stephanie Bond. Devin & Stephanie first met Atti Worku, Seeds of Africa founder, several years ago and were immediately struck by her vision and passion for the children in her home country of Ethiopia. They were moved by the goal of “sowing” communities by offering a “hand [...]

Chef & Seeds: You’re Invited!

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Seeds of Africa School Lunch Program

  For students, the quality of school lunch impacts everything from behavior to academic performance. Many of the students we serve live at, or below, the poverty line and don’t have access to a consistent and dependable food supply. This makes them more susceptible to physical and mental underdevelopment. In fact, 2 out of every [...]

Girl Power

Click the photo to join our #SeedsBacktoSchool efforts!   As our school semester concluded, we noticed one significant trend within our student's achievement: 60% of our top performing students at Seeds of Africa were female. Currently, 60% of our student body are female as well. It is a key goal of ours to [...]

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