2018 was a pretty great year for the Seeds of Africa students and visitors. From field trips to cooking classes, here are our favorite happening highlights from the year. Trip to Edna Mall In early 2018, our students took a trip to the Edna Mall in Addis Ababa. Smiling cheek-to-cheek, our giddy students rode the [...]
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Seeds of Africa is thrilled to announce that we are recipients of the 2019 Gratitude Network Fellowship. The Gratitude Network Fellowship is a 12-month leadership development program consisting of intense coaching focusing on leadership development, team development, and operational issues. Fellows receive guidance from a dedicated Coach as well as help from sector advisors, a [...]
2018 was a big year for Seeds of Africa. We raised more money than ever before at our annual benefit in New York City, launched a dynamic new summer program to further benefit the young students on our campuses in Ethiopia, and finalized plans for our upcoming campus expansion project. Our Founder and CEO Atti [...]
Join us on Friday October, 26th 2018 for Chefs & Seeds Devin & Stephanie host the “Chefs and Seeds” event each year in order to educate more people in the Dallas community about Seeds of Africa located in Adama, Ethiopia. They hope to raise $30,000 at the event which will fund the annual School Lunch Program. Those [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNaSTVUddAo&feature=youtu.be Meet Aster. Aster is a teacher at Seeds of Africa that runs the drama and arts club. While she now works with both of our campuses, Aster originally started as one of our kitchen staff. Our students were so drawn to her, she was promoted and has been sharing her multi-talented skillset ever [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMeZKIXtwzU&feature=youtu.be For our 2017 Annual Benefit, we shared this inspirational video about one of our star students named Tizita. She is an absolute rock star, and we shared her story so that our guests could better understand just how amazing our students are. This year, we have something extra-special planned for our Annual Benefit [...]
Board member Stephanie Bond and her husband Devin make a second visit to Adama. They were once again able to witness lives being changed throughout the Seeds of Africa (SoA) community. It was so heartwarming for them to see all the progress made since their last visit and so much credit goes to the Ethiopia-based [...]
Throughout the month of July and August, Seeds of Africa Board Members, Board Advisors and staff members flew to Ethiopia and visited our programs. It was the experience of a lifetime for the Seeds family. Here's what some of them had to say about their trip. If you are interested in visiting our campus next [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]