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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Yawikal Nigusse, from our first group of our boys graduated from electronic engineering this year ! We are so proud of him smile emoticon ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

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Mahilet Girma AbebeWow everybody is proud of u keep it up5 days ago   ·  1
Getachew SisayCongra...!6 days ago   ·  1
Koos GorisCongratulations! that's good news.5 days ago   ·  1
Tilaye AmareCongra6 days ago   ·  1
Sgtghjujkua JujaCongera6 days ago
Sewareg BinayewCongradulations Yawikal!5 days ago

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All of our children promoted to next grade With Good results!! Congratulation kids :-) ... See MoreSee Less

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After many years working in very small office, we change our office in to our Leaning center. around 150 metters on the way to Debire silassie church ... See MoreSee Less

After many years working in very small office, we change our office in to our Leaning center. around 150 metters on the way to Debire silassie church

1 month ago

After many years working in very small office, we change our office in to our Leaning center. around 150 metters on the way to Debire silassie church

Hope is what keeps us going in life we hope we will be strong, we hope we will pass a test, we hope we will meke new friend, we hope we will never lose the old, we hope some one loves us, we hope that love will find us, we hope when when all seemr lost, we hope when we are hurt and we hope when we cry. Never lose your hope, Never give up when some one give up on you, they may still hope as you do . . . ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago

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Nigisti Gebreslassiewe won't :-) thanks :-)2 months ago   ·  1
Besu FkadYenge tesfa Never give up . . . Never lose ur hope . . .2 months ago   ·  2

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A meangful life is not being rich, being popular, being highly educated or being perfect. It is about being real, being humble, being strong and being abele to share ourselves and touch the lives of others. It is only than that we could have afull, happy and contented life ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago

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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...