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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 [...]

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 [...]

Chefs & Seeds Fundraiser: Guest Chef Announced!

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 [...]

Our Second Annual Spring Dinner

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 [...]

Save the Date for Our Annual Benefit

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!

Kalkidan Abebe

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 [...]

The Teaching Opportunity of a Lifetime

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 [...]

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