Meet Mahider Yetishewa, a kindergartener with a contagious smile. When she grows up, she wants to be a doctor, but for now you can find her playing her favorite game at recess, Jumping Rope. Her mother, Konjit Dinku, works as a chef. Mahider loves to eat her mother’s cooking, especially when she makes Shiro, a [...]
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Meet Yosef Abdea. This mighty kindergartener is four years old. He’s fierce like a lion, his favorite animal. His mother, Yemata Shiferaw bakes and sells injera. Injera is the spongy, delicious flatbread that is commonly served alongside Ethiopian cuisine. His father, Abdea Motuma, works at a Bajaj wash. The Bajaj is a three-wheeled vehicle that [...]
Thank you for your support in 2016! We are grateful for your incredible generosity. Because of you, we have served almost 200 students and over 150 Mothers through our Seeding Education and Sowing Communityprograms in 2016. Seeding Education program currently operates two schools in Adama, Ethiopia that serve almost 200 Students in Kindergarten and Elementary School. In addition to free, high quality education, our students [...]
Our wonderful friends at BONNE New York, wrote this amazing piece featuring our most recent event in NYC! Check it out! https://bonneny.com/fashion-philanthropy-celebrate-seeds-of-africa-foundation
We want to thank all of our friends and supporters for joining us in New York for our Annual Benefit and helping us raise over $75,000!! The event was held at Canoe studios and consisted of speakers such as Founder Atti Worku, Event Co-chair Sarah Simmons, and Seeds long time supporter Alex Soros. We all [...]
I AM A SEED. YOU ARE A SEED. TOGETHER, WE ARE SEED OF AFRICA. We are excited to announce the launch of our new program, I AM A SEED. This program allows everyone to be involved in Seeds of Africa and build intentional relationships with our students in Ethiopia. By becoming a “SEED” you give $10 per month that provides quality [...]
Thank you from Seeds of Africa! Dave Wirtchafter, Atti Worku, LL Cool J, Jackie Levine, Kevin Shivers, Anthony Worku We would like to our co-hosts Jackie Levine, Dave Wirtschafter, and Kevin Shivers. We cannot thank Blaine Halvorson from MadeWorn enough for donating his incredible space for the evening. Special thanks to LL Cool J for joining us and supporting our work. Check out the photos here [...]
We want to introduce you to one of our start students, Elnatan. He is 10 years old, the middle child of three boys, and is advancing to 4th grade when school starts next month. Whenever we have entertainment programs at Seeds, we can always count on Elnatan to deliver the zena (newscast) with a comedic twist. Elnatan writes all of the [...]
We invite you to join us on our #SEEDSBacktoSchool campaign over the next 30 days. Our goal is to raise $8,000 in 30 days which will cover all of our students’ expenses for this first month of the 2016/2017 school year. Every dollar given will be MATCHED! Make a difference in our students’ lives by [...]