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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I wish the new year will bring new light and hope like you brought to my world.
You are always with me.
Happy new year!
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Mobile library motivate children to read and learn!

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Mobile library motivate children to read and learn!

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Kassahun WondewosenWhat a good job. I can support this plan in any way possible. Keep the good work1 month ago   ·  1
Yenege TesfaYes it is!1 month ago   ·  1
Bedriya MohamedMasha allah bertu allah yrdachu1 month ago
Yemataw DemelashWhat a remarkable work!!!!""1 month ago
Nathalie DumezIs this in Gondar?1 month ago

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We started bamboo training and workshop for most vulnerable and drug abused children. This boys live on the street for many years and using different drug. Now they are busy the whole day at the workshop and complicity stop smoking cigarette, drinking alcohol and chewing kchat.After the training they go to night class. we are so happy and proud already to see those boys their life transforming in to bright future :-)

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We started bamboo training and workshop for  most vulnerable and drug abused children. This boys live on the street for many years and using different drug. Now they are busy the whole day at the workshop and complicity stop smoking cigarette, drinking alcohol and chewing kchat.After the training they go to night class. we are so happy and proud already to see those boys their life transforming in to bright future :-)

Jeroen Haegebaert, Karin Duivenvoorden and 23 others like this

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Koos GorisAmazing guys!1 month ago   ·  1
Mirjam de JagerVery nice!1 month ago   ·  1
Edan DanielAmazing!!! Great job!!!1 month ago   ·  1
Saba B. AdaneGreat Job!1 month ago   ·  1
Shir RubinWow!! It's amazing!1 month ago   ·  1
Fonda RuiterWauw Nigisti, what you did with Yenege Tesfa and for the kids in Gondar, is incredible. Please continue in 2015 and all the following years! You're the best!1 month ago   ·  1
Abraham EyasuI am happy to see this...pls keep up your nice and life changing work !3 months ago   ·  1
Jurgen MortierKeep up the great work!3 months ago   ·  1
Reut Shefferamazing!! good job!3 months ago   ·  1
Johan van Caekenberghegreat initiative!3 months ago

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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...