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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Yenege Tesfa added 34 new photos to the album Bamboo work shop !!! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

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Desalegn Mehiretu, Koos Goris and 24 others like this

Martien DeBuswe use this every day, made by the bamboo workshop, thanks!2 weeks ago   ·  2
Yael ShaltielWonderful. Great job!!!!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Menkir MahtemeworkGreat effort2 weeks ago   ·  1
Martien DeBusWaw, very Nice!!2 weeks ago   ·  1

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Did you already know that the streetkids who participate at the Mobile School and Streetbusiness of Yenege Tesfa got new clothes? :) They loved the treat! ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

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Nigaa Døpè Swäqq Gung, Desalegn Mehiretu and 37 others like this

Menkir Mahtemeworkመልካም ሥነምግባር እንዲህ ውጤቱን ሲያዪት እጅግ ያሰሸደስታል መልካሙን ሁሉ ለነገ ተስፋ እመኛለሁ2 weeks ago   ·  2

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The girls of the learning centre had a social discussion about the vision of their future. To memorize and visualize it they made a collage out of magazines. They were realy proud of their creations and put it on their bedroomwalls so they could show it to everyone. ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

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Nigaa Døpè Swäqq Gung, Mohammed Sophia and 26 others like this

Ligia LuisNice to see you sweetie!!!! And in good company ... Yes!!!! You are making a difference! Lots of kisses and hugs!1 month ago

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Alex was caring for the sheep at the sheep farm. ... See MoreSee Less

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Nigaa Døpè Swäqq Gung, Sam Nielsen and 18 others like this

Susan Gorr...and with a smile too....1 month ago
Keu Habtualakis birta1 month ago

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Last week there was an exhibition at the university of gondar and yenege tesfa presented some of the products of the projects they stand for. Many people came and visited the results of the mobile school, streetbussines, bamboo project,.... We are hoping this will help the marketing process of the graduated trainees. ... See MoreSee Less

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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...