My Trip to Ethiopia: Wegene Education Center Visit

By: Samara Alazar Over the winter break of 2022, I traveled to Ethiopia with the goal of increasing literacy amongst underprivileged children in Ethiopia. I have been working with the […]

Wegene Learning Center Visit

By Anabella Befekadu During my trip to Ethiopia, I visited Wegene’s Learning Center. When I arrived, the Center’s manager greeted me, and was kind enough to give me a tour […]

Christmas Magic With Santa By Liz Fikru

On Saturday, December 19th, the Wegene Youth Club held our annual Christmas Event! Even though the event was virtual this year, we were still able to continue our tradition of […]

Wegene’s Virtual Gala of Gratitude by Natania Elias

On Saturday, October 17th, 2020, the Wegene Ethiopian Foundation held their Virtual Gala of Gratitude. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Wegene chose to hold their annual gala virtually. The gala […]

Wednesday’s with WYC: Movie Night by Emnet Dagnachew

This past Wednesday my fellow Wegene Youth Club officials and I participated in a virtual movie night, one of the four events in our new virtual event series called  Wednesday’s […]

Empowering the Community Weekend by Emnet Dagnachew

On August 10th, 2019, Wegene board members and Youth Club officials attended Empower The Community Weekend as exhibitors. This event, organized by Helen Mesfin of The Helen Show, provides empowering […]

Wegene at a Glance: Houston, Texas by LeAlem Fisseha

On July 11th, as a representative of WEF’s diaspora community outreach, I had the pleasure of meeting fellow Ethiopians in Houston, Texas who were eager to listen and experience, firsthand, […]

Wegene at a Glance: Bay Area, California by Kelemework Yimam

In July, I had the pleasure of traveling to the Bay Area to educate the community about Wegene’s accomplishments and how they can contribute to our organization’s future goals. I […]

My Time at the Knowledge Center by Mekleet Melaku

This past July, I had the opportunity to travel to Ethiopia with my family. This was my second time in Ethiopia and once again, it was a wonderful trip. While […]

Wegene at A Glance Kick-off!- Columbus, Ohio by Beza Dagnachew

On April 13th, 2019, we kicked off our new community outreach series in Columbus, Ohio, entitled “Wegene at a Glance” – where we visit communities across the US with large […]

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