Connecting with My Roots: An Ethiopian Adventure with the Wegene Foundation

By Hannah FloydWYC 2023/24 Assistant Director of Fundraising My name is Hannah Floyd. I am a senior at Riverside High School and have been a member of Wegene Youth Club […]

The College Process: Behind the Scenes of Juggling Senior Year and College Applications

By: Naolee Makonnen Senior year is a time anticipated with a mix of excitement and fear. It marks the culmination of one chapter ending and the beginning of another. For […]

Reflecting on My Journey to Wegene Knowledge Center in Ethiopia

By Zayma Negussie My time with the Wegene Ethiopian Foundation has been a transformative journey, one that has instilled in me a profound sense of purpose and connection. As a […]

My Internship Experience

By: Nazrawi Belay My name is Nazrawi Belay and I am a tutor for Wegene Ethiopian Foundation from Atlanta, Georgia. I had the pleasure to contribute to the program’s creation […]

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 […]

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