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.


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.


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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The girls of the learning centre had a social discussion about the vision of their future. To memorize and visualize it they made a collage out of magazines. They were realy proud of their creations and put it on their bedroomwalls so they could show it to everyone. ... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago

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Mohammed Sophia, Saba Meskelekal Tefera and 25 others like this

Ligia LuisNice to see you sweetie!!!! And in good company ... Yes!!!! You are making a difference! Lots of kisses and hugs!1 day ago

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Alex was caring for the sheep at the sheep farm. ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

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Sam Nielsen, Lawrence Wong and 18 others like this

Susan Gorr...and with a smile too....6 days ago
Keu Habtualakis birta6 days ago

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Last week there was an exhibition at the university of gondar and yenege tesfa presented some of the products of the projects they stand for. Many people came and visited the results of the mobile school, streetbussines, bamboo project,.... We are hoping this will help the marketing process of the graduated trainees. ... See MoreSee Less

7 days ago

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Yenege Tesfa start weekly radio program every Sunday at 10:00 local time on air at FM 98.1 we raise many issues and discussion with the participation of community. ... See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago

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Silke Tumult, Beza Endalei and 7 others like this

Shumet Alemthis yenege tesfa radio program is very essential to our community. then continue by it.3 weeks ago   ·  1
Menkir MahtemeworkVIVA YENEGE Tesfa for Its endevour3 weeks ago   ·  1

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The street children that do not go to school for various reasons, but participate in YT's mobile school were invited to a great Easter Lunch ... See MoreSee Less

The street children that do not go to school for various reasons, but participate in YT's mobile school were invited to a great Easter Lunch

3 weeks ago

The street children that do not go to school for various reasons, but participate in YT's mobile school were invited to a great Easter Lunch

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 ( 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...