Youth Club

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 with Wegene Youth club. In this series, the Wegene Youth Club officials go on zoom to interact with members of our community. Since COVID-19 has […]

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 I was in Ethiopia I had the pleasure of spending a few days tutoring and having fun with kids that Wegene sponsors. I had visited […]

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 house consists of a room with a small television next to a mattress covered with few blankets. This room is where they do mostly everything […]

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 and immediately began making lunches. We made both tuna and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. While some people made the sandwiches, others packed the lunches […]

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