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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Rahel Was the first croup from the girls house and Tigist who have been sponsoed by Anthony Today she graduated from cooking class.
We wish you all the best things for your future Beautiful Girls :-)
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Rahel Was the first croup from the girls house and Tigist who have been sponsoed by Anthony Today she graduated from cooking class. We wish you all the best things for your future Beautiful Girls :-)

2 weeks ago

Rahel Was the first croup from the girls house  and Tigist who have been sponsoed by Anthony Today she graduated from cooking class.
We wish you all the best things for your future Beautiful Girls :-)

Shegaw Beyene, Fekru Abuhay and 3 others like this

Gal DabushYou all look amazing!2 weeks ago

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Yesterday May 7 was beautiful day. We celebrated with our children for the successes of the brilliant students who are top 3 from their classes. We are so proud them!! out of 83 children 21 of them are top 3 from their class's!! ... See MoreSee Less

Yesterday May 7 was beautiful day. We celebrated with our children for the successes of the brilliant students who are top 3 from their classes. We are so proud them!! out of 83 children 21 of them are top 3 from their class's!!

2 weeks ago

Yesterday May 7 was beautiful day. We celebrated with our children for  the successes of the brilliant students who are top 3 from their classes. We are so proud them!! out of 83 children 21 of them are top 3 from their class's!!

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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...