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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 [...]
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 [...]
Eric Dreyer “Seeds of Africa” is thrilled to announce Chef Eric Dreyer as the guest chef for our annual “Chefs & Seeds” fundraiser on October, 26th 2017 in Dallas, Texas. The event will be held at Fearing's restaurant in the Ritz Carlton, where Dreyer is the Chef de Cuisine. Keeping with Fearing’s bold, no borders [...]
This May, Seeds of Africa celebrated our second annual Spring Dinner at Injera restaurant in New York City. Guests enjoyed delicious snacks, sips and a lavish dinner while we discussed our education and community development initiatives. The event was a smashing success! A huge thanks to everyone that came and supported our cause. We are [...]
Meet Kalkidan. This rambunctious eight year old is an upper kindergartner at Seeds of Africa. Her favorite classes are science and english. She loves school so much, her role models are actually her teachers! If Kalkidan could be any animal, it would be a powerful lion. Her mother brews beer, and her father is a [...]
Are you interested in teaching? Are you fluent in English? Are you looking for the opportunity of a lifetime? Seeds of Africa is searching for Ethiopian or Ethiopian in the Diaspora volunteers for our English immersion program in Ethiopia this summer. Anyone interested can email us at Info@seedsofafrica.org. Please refer the job description below to see [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]