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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We have 29 Children who come every day and they are learning, playing, and resting. Its big relief for thier mothers to have free day to work and to improve thier and thier childrens lives.
When we saying we working , We Do it from our heart :-)
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We have 29 Children who come every day and they are learning, playing, and resting. Its big relief for thier mothers to have free day to work and to improve thier and thier childrens lives. When we saying we working , We Do it from our heart :-)

1 week ago

We have 29 Children who come every day and they are learning, playing, and resting. Its big relief for thier mothers to have free day to work and to improve thier and thier childrens lives. 
When we saying  we working , We  Do it  from our heart :-)

Habtish Hab, Getnet Eshetu and 23 others like this

Lieve Snauwaertgood work !1 week ago   ·  1
Lianne VellingaLooks really good there!!9 months ago   ·  1

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After three months of bamboo training, 8 boys graduated last week . Now the will work at the workshop making different furnitures. If you want bamboo furniture, you can order officially. by buying the furniture, we will help those boys:-) ... See MoreSee Less

After three months of bamboo training, 8 boys graduated last week . Now the will work at the workshop making different furnitures. If you want bamboo furniture, you can order officially. by buying the furniture, we will help those boys:-)

2 weeks ago

After three months of bamboo  training, 8 boys graduated last week . Now the will work at the workshop making different furnitures. If you want bamboo furniture, you can order officially.  by buying the furniture, we will help those boys:-)

Mare Tsedalu, Nardos Merry Gemechis and 23 others like this

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Keu Habtuabirshe niga it is agood j avadotova bamati1 week ago   ·  1
Anke WangerCongrats! You got real talent there!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Rebekah De MoorVery nice!!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Sarah CrozierI'm telling all the peace corps volunteers in Gondar zone- we love bamboo furniture!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Getnet EshetuCongra! Yeneg Tesfa2 weeks ago   ·  1
Ephrem BiadglgnThough!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Yael ShaltielBetam Konjo! It's look very good.2 weeks ago   ·  1
Lieve SnauwaertCongrats !2 weeks ago   ·  1
Kassahun WondewosenCongra to Graduates and i would buy the bamboo furnitures any time..2 weeks ago   ·  1

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we had day trip to Guzara www.lonelyplanet.com/ethiopia/guzara-castle for day trip !!! ... See MoreSee Less

we had day trip to Guzara www.lonelyplanet.com/ethiopia/guzara-castle for day trip !!!

3 weeks ago

we had day trip to Guzara http://www.lonelyplanet.com/ethiopia/guzara-castle for day trip !!!

Mekdes Tadese, Ami Bar and 18 others like this

Gal DabushThey look happy and so big! :)3 weeks ago   ·  1

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For our smiall kids we took them to Gorgora :-) ... See MoreSee Less

For our smiall kids we took them to Gorgora :-)

3 weeks ago

For our smiall kids we took them to Gorgora :-)

Anduamlak Molla, Koos Goris and 23 others like this

Shir RubinExciting!!!3 weeks ago   ·  1
Gal DabushWow!!!! Great!!!! The small children look nice and beautiful. Miss you all.3 weeks ago   ·  1
Anduamlak Mollabravo T.G !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 week ago

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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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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...