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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 [...]

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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