A growing collection of Ethiopia-related resources and links.


  • AHOPE – Caring for HIV+ orphans in Ethiopia.
  • A Glimmer of Hope – Helping Ethiopia’s rural poor lift themselves out of poverty.
  • charity: water – An organization that funds wells around the world, though 35% of their wells have been in Ethiopia. (You can support my charity: water project that will fund a well in Ethiopia.)
  • CHSFS-Ethiopia – Projects of Children’s Home Society & Family Services-Ethiopia.
  • Ethiopia Reads – Creating a culture of reading in Ethiopia by connecting kids with books.
  • Fistula Foundation – Founded in 1974, the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital has restored the lives and hopes of more than 32,000 women who would have otherwise perished or suffered lifelong complications brought on by childbirth injuries, specifically obstetric fistula.
  • Kidmia – Supporting Ethiopian orphans and adoption by Ethiopians.


  • Ethiopian Adoption Blogs – A curated selection of more than 1,250 blogs by families who have adopted or are adopting from Ethiopia.


Books (Ethiopian Adoption):

Children’s Picture Books (fiction):

Children’s Picture Books (non-fiction):

Young Adult Fiction:


  • A Walk to Beautiful – Documentary about the Fistula Foundation.
  • Black Gold – Documentary on the plight of Ethiopian coffee farmers.
  • The Athlete – Based on the true story of Ethiopian Abebe Bikila who became the first African to win a gold medal in the 1960 Olympics.


  • Amharic Kids – Resources that help build cultural pride and teach about Ethiopia. Books, products from Ethiopia, language resources and more.
  • Ethiopian Reflections – Ebay store with products made in Ethiopia.

Twin Cites:

  • Ethiopian Kids Community – A community that provides support and connection for families with Ethiopian American children.
    • Summer Mehaber – The annual summer picnic of the Ethiopian Kids Community.
  • Ethiopians for Ethiopians – A community with groups in the Twin Cities, Chicago and Washington, D.C., that connects families with Ethiopia.

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