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Mahider Yetishewa

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 [...]

Yosef Abdea

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 – 2016

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 [...]

I AM A SEED

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 [...]

Kindergarten Graduation

Graduation provides an opportunity to celebrate the achievements and creativity of our students. This year’s ceremony was no exception.   We had a full house at the Take Root Center as twenty-two Kindergarten Graduate students received their ‘diplomas’ to advance to first grade next year. Awards were also presented for top academic performances as well [...]

GREAT WAY TO HONOR YOUR MOTHER!

How amazing would it be to honor your mom this Mother's Day by giving a gift in her name and empowering a mother of one of our students? Here is how it works: Select an amount below and complete the online donation form. Email info@seedsofafrica.org and let us know you have given in honor of your mom. We will email [...]

Seeds of Africa – End of Year Dedication in Honor of Ato Bekele

  Dear Seeds Family, As many of you are aware, we have suffered a tremendous loss with the passing of Ato Bekele. Bekele was our beloved Headmaster who helped grow Seeds through his wealth of experience, passion, and belief in ensuring that all children in Adama can receive a quality education. In lieu of a [...]

#GivingTuesday: Give a gift that keeps giving!

Recently, one of our many success stories was featured on Girl Rising. This is a story that we have been waiting to share with our supporters and felt that #GivingTuesday was the perfect day! Read below and consider giving a gift that will keep providing to others for years to come this holiday season! (If you would [...]

Update from Ethiopia – Daniel’s Story

Daniel's Story When Daniel first entered Pre-K last year he was extremely shy and used to always look down at the floor. Today he is nearly unrecognizable, giggling hysterically in the one room home he shares with his parents and six siblings. Learning at Seeds has helped Daniel gain confidence and communicate better with his [...]

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