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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.

“I had two choices: steal or starve. What would you do?”

The Situation

orphans and vulnerable children in Gondar, Ethiopia

Over 800 children sleep on the street every night

Threatened by hunger, crime, disease, physical & sexual abuse or being sold into forced labour

Our Response

Three happy homes
caring for for 50 children

Providing school support
for over 300 children

Distributing free food & healthcare vouchers for vulnerable kids

Giving young adults
social education & training

Friendly Faces


Latest News

Home for Tomorrow Appeal

Marathon Run

On October the 7th (2012) we are going to run the Brussels Marathon.

Run with us or support us for this event. For more info, please contact Nigisti (, or go to and click on "CHARITY.

Latest Reports

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

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Short Film

Watch the film about our work with the boys and girls we care for in our shelters:
The Children of Yenege Tesfa

Office & Visitors Address
Kebele 03, Gondar
How to find us
+251 (0)918 77 47 45

Postal Address
PO Box 1015
Gondar- Ethiopia

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