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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Marco finance for single mothers (23 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

For rural single mothers cooperative members, Called " Mesrat Bego Cooperative" We provide loan 5,000 Birr to sowing wheat. Looks good. Hope they will harvest as they planed to harvest !!

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Street kids school preparation camp (42 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

Our mobile school students were chosen for preparation of formal school. The first week they had Ethiopia day and visited the Fasiledes famous bath.They learned about Ethiopia.

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Plants Day (52 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

During the summer camp we went to plant trees in the city. The children are learning how to give back to the environment. Thank you for Dashen Fabric for giving us the opportunity to volunteer!

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גילי חיותוואוווו לירון איזה תמונות. נראה שאתם חוות שם רגעים משמעותים. תהנו תהנו.....7 hours ago

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First Days of Summer camp (44 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

every year we organize summer camp for our children when they are in school holiday. the children participate in different activities for one month. this is the first day of summer camp!

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Latest Reports

A transparent overview of our spending and evaluation of our programmes:

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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...