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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 […]


Salon Revive Blog Post by Beza Dagnachew

On April 2nd, 2019, Wegene partnered with Salon Revive in an all-day fundraiser, in which the salon donated all of their profit to WEF. Throughout the day Wegene board members […]


My Visit with Tigest and Absera

When I went to Ethiopia this summer, I had a chance to visit Tigest and her 9-year-old daughter Absera. They live in Kotebe in a small one-room mud house. Their […]


Wegene Youth Club’s 2018 Annual Homeless Feeding

On Saturday, February 17th, 2018, the Wegene Youth Club held their annual homeless feeding at a homeless shelter in Washington DC. We arrived at the homeless shelter at 10 am […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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