WEEMA International is a non-governmental organization working in southwestern Ethiopia. Our goal is to work with local communities to create conditions in which people can thrive and dream about a brighter future.

Many Ethiopians do not have access to some of the basic necessities for human survival and dignity—clean water, education, economic opportunity and adequate healthcare. When we can meet those needs, through community-driven collaboration, we can dramatically improve people’s quality of life and make the world a better place.


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A is for Alliance

WEEMA International work both began and continues in Kembata Tembaro Zone of SNNPR, Ethiopia. We are committed to remaining in a community over the long-term, so as to grow genuine partnerships and implement a series of projects to attain lasting positive impacts. We thus felt extremely honored when were recently nominated and selected to join…


Self Help Group Expansion

July marks the exciting expansion of one of WEEMA’s core programs – Self Help Groups, warmly known as “SHGs”. From July 6th to 11th, 680 women were enrolled as new SHG members into 34 new groups during their participation in orientation training. Participants voiced their appreciation for the training and said they now feel motivated to…

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