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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Latest from Facebook

Through your donations and your attendance at our trivia night, our partner Yenege Tesfa has just opened a wonderful new home for 16 orphaned girls! Thank you so much for changing lives. ... See MoreSee Less

The six Home for orphan girls officially open Here are the photos :-) We name the house after Empress Tewabech. Thank you for our new sponsor Ethiopiaid Australia :-)

3 days ago

Yenege Tesfa updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago

Tewabech House (10 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

The six Home for orphan girls officially open Here are the photos :-) We name the house after Empress Tewabech. Thank you for our new sponsor Ethiopiaid Australia :-)

4 days ago


Blen Refera, André Hoinkis and 23 others like this

Yael ShapiraCongratulations to Yenege Tesfa and to all the girls whose lives just got so much better!3   ·  4 days ago

Gal DabushBeautiful girls! Very amazing and exciting. Good luck with your great work :)1   ·  4 days ago

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The six Home for orphan girls officially open :-) Photo will come up soon!! ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

Michal Friedman, Marleen Van Craenenbroeck and 23 others like this

Rotem SonnenbergAmazing! :)2   ·  1 week ago

Gal DabushWow! Congratulations! Looking forward to see it :)2   ·  1 week ago

Sara Lahhtiyou are doing amazing work! keep it up!1   ·  1 week ago

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Latest Reports

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Latest News:

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...