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Happy New Year!

Dear Wegene Supporters, As the curtain comes down on yet another year, it gives me great pleasure once again to inform you about the successful year we have had. We look forward to a new year with even more possibilities for service that truly make a difference. Even though this past year has been an exciting successful […]


Seeing IS Believing! by Meskerem Assegued

About a year and a half ago, as my sister Mimi (Kidest Assegued) was cooking dinner in her the kitchen of her house in DC, she said “Meski, you have to know that my childhood friends from high school are changing lives in Ethiopia. They have an organization called Wegene committed to providing disadvantaged families […]


Eyerusalem’s Update By Wegene Ethiopian Foundation

Growing up homeless with a dysfunctional family is difficult, but Eyerusalem has beat all the odds. She has overcome multiple obstacles, worked hard, and didn’t let her overwhelming problems get to her. She has always held her head high and has never let anyone put her or her brother down. WEF is so grateful that […]


The Samuel Family Update From Yewebdar Tadease

Our family had a personal connection with some of Wegene families at their houses and at the Wegene’s tutor center in Addis Ababa. We had a touching experience when we visited the family of Amelwork (who lives at Tore Hayloch Sefer) where the mother is grieving about her daughter’s death while still having to take […]


My Experience Tutoring Wegene Students by Myriam Alazar

I went to visit Ethiopia with my family this last summer of 2016. We visited different historical places in Ethiopia and had a great experience. What made my trip exceptional this year is the experience and satisfaction I got from tutoring the Wegene kids, for part of my stay. My sister and I drove with […]