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WEF has a grass-root approach of supporting hardworking destitute families with children by providing assistance in their own homes and surroundings without uprooting them from their already existing network of community support. WEF uses an innovative integrated approach whereby designated local caretakers are assigned to each family. WEF aims to address the underlying issues of poverty, diseases, prostitution, begging, and the growing number of orphanages by implementing preventative interventions that focus on rebuilding the family structure. Read More...
Wegene Knowledge Center
The Wegene Knowledge Center was opened in April 2016. WEF is seeking funds to fully furnish this Knowledge Center. Currently the Knowledge Center provides a library, computers, copiers, and printers to provide adequate resources to further the sponsored children’s educational opportunities. Multiple tutors aid struggling students from elementary school to high school in their preparation of the national exam. The center also provides college and job preparation services for university-bound students, unemployed and impoverished adults. Read more...
This coming Holiday Season, you can help put a smile on the face of a Wegene child by sponsoring a Gabi/Blanket. Wegene Kids’ Club is currently collecting donations to buy 100 Gabi/blanket to our Wegene children back in Ethiopia. For most of our sponsored children, this will be the very first time they will own their own new Gabi or blanket in their whole life. Most of our families live in homes that lack sufficient heat and protection against cold. Read more...
White House Highlights Nini Legesse
White House Highlights Nini Legesse as a “Champion of Change” and Trailblazer in American Diaspora Communities. Read More.
WEGENE IS IN THE 'COMBINED FEDERAL CAMPAIGN (CFC)'
Wegene has now registered in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Wegene’s assigned CFC No. is 16021.