Yenege Tesfa

Our name means Hope for Tomorrow. Our mission is to provide Gondar’s orphans and vulnerable children with a happy family life. A home, education, good health and a bright future.

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What We Do

We provide 5 Happy Homes for 80 children and School Support for 910 kids. Not only that, we provide Child Day Care, Learning Centres, Community Development, Micro-Finance, Agricultural skills and a Mobile School.

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About Us

Yenege Tesfa was born in 2001 out of the philosophy that homeless and parentless children deserve a better life.

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Home for Tomorrow

There are still over 800 children sleeping on the streets of Gondar every night, some as young as 6 years old. We need regular donations totalling €195 per week to give 17 of the most vulnerable children a home.

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Naast de opvanghuizen voor straatkinderen heeft onze partnerorganisate in Ethiopië, Yenege Tesfa, ook heel wat projecten lopen in de preventieve sfeer. Zo is er het kinderdagverblijf, voor moeders van kwetsbare kinderen. Hun kind wordt overdag gratis opgevangen zodat de ouder een opleiding kan volgen of een job kan uitoefenen. ... See MoreSee Less

We have 29 Children who come every day and they are learning, playing, and resting. Its big relief for thier mothers to have free day to work and to improve thier and thier childrens lives. When we saying we working , We Do it from our heart :-)

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We have 29 Children who come every day and they are learning, playing, and resting. Its big relief for thier mothers to have free day to work and to improve thier and thier childrens lives.
When we saying we working , We Do it from our heart :-)
... See MoreSee Less

We have 29 Children who come every day and they are learning, playing, and resting. Its big relief for thier mothers to have free day to work and to improve thier and thier childrens lives. When we saying we working , We Do it from our heart :-)

1 month ago

We have 29 Children who come every day and they are learning, playing, and resting. Its big relief for thier mothers to have free day to work and to improve thier and thier childrens lives. 
When we saying  we working , We  Do it  from our heart :-)

After three months of bamboo training, 8 boys graduated last week . Now the will work at the workshop making different furnitures. If you want bamboo furniture, you can order officially. by buying the furniture, we will help those boys:-) ... See MoreSee Less

After three months of bamboo training, 8 boys graduated last week . Now the will work at the workshop making different furnitures. If you want bamboo furniture, you can order officially. by buying the furniture, we will help those boys:-)

1 month ago

After three months of bamboo  training, 8 boys graduated last week . Now the will work at the workshop making different furnitures. If you want bamboo furniture, you can order officially.  by buying the furniture, we will help those boys:-)

we had day trip to Guzara www.lonelyplanet.com/ethiopia/guzara-castle for day trip !!! ... See MoreSee Less

we had day trip to Guzara www.lonelyplanet.com/ethiopia/guzara-castle for day trip !!!

2 months ago

we had day trip to Guzara http://www.lonelyplanet.com/ethiopia/guzara-castle for day trip !!!

Latest Reports

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New Website!

We’re delighted to launch our new Website, which now includes an automatically updated Facebook Feed, bigger images, videos and a cleaner (mobile friendly) design to help us keep in touch. Built on the WordPress Framework, we hope it’ll be easier to update...

Running for Yenege Tesfa

We want to say thank you and congratulations to Timothy Smekens who represented Yenege Tesfa in the Brussels Marathon on October 7th. Wearing the organization’s t-shirt, he ran 42 km and came 87th place out of 1800 runners! Tim’s efforts raised over 1000...

Mobile School arrives in Gondar

The Belgian organization Mobile School (http://www.mobileschool.org/en) arrived in Ethiopia for the first time and is partnering with Yenege Tesfa. Trainers from Belgium came in Gondar to train two new teachers (street educators) to use the mobile school. Mobile...

Yenege Tesfa established a new home for boys!

After many efforts the fourth Yenege Tesfa home opened, the second home for boys. The opening of the home was celebrated on the Meskel holiday with all the Yenege Tesfa children arriving at the beautiful new house to perform an artistic program.  The new home...

The new school year opened in Gondar!

In September, all the children of the four homes began a new school year, some of them for the first time ever! The year was kicked off with an exciting day in which the children, together with hundreds of poor boys and girls from all around Gondar received  a...