Empowering Inclusion:

Honored to welcome the Ethiopian Minister of Labor and Social Affairs to Deborah Academy. Together, we’re taking significant steps towards creating a more inclusive society for all.

“From Ethiopia to India” “ከኢትዮጵያ እስከ ህንድ”

Thanks to the support of Making The Grade and ET Foundation, four children beneficiaries with Down syndrome from Deborah Foundation were able to receive life-saving cardiac surgery in India. We are so grateful to Dr Metasebia for her unwavering support and dedication throughout this journey. Together, we are changing lives and making a difference. ለሜኪንግ […]

1 year anniversary of our inaugural retail store.

Deborah Foundation is always striving to create opportunities and foster meaningful engagement for youth and adults with Down Syndrome. Join us as we celebrate the 1 year anniversary of our inaugural retail store dedicated to employing graduates of our vocational program. We have passed through a lot of challenges and weathered much turbulence in the […]

Summer Camp Graduation: Celebrating Success and Friendship!

Congratulations to our summer camp graduates! We are so proud of each and every one of you for completing the program. Not only did you learn new skills and make new friends, but you also celebrated your birthdays together! Thank you to Ethiopia’s and her amazing team for organizing this unforgettable experience. Here’s to a […]

Deborah Academy Opens Registration for 2023/2024 Academic Year: Enroll Your Child Today!

Great news! Deborah Academy will officially begin registering students from Kindergarten all the way to year 4 for the upcoming 2023/2024 academic year. Situated in its spacious campus located in Legetafo-Legedadi, Deborah Academy invites all interested families to register for an opportunity at the inclusive school. Registration for day-care centers will be conducted simultaneously. Register […]

Deborah Foundation Partners with Making the Grade: Hope for African Youth to Provide Life-saving Cardiac Surgery for Underprivileged Children in Ethiopia

Deborah foundation has signed a project agreement with Making the Grade: Hope for African Youth, which is a US based 501©3 charitable nonprofit organization that provides education, nutrition, housing, and healthcare to underprivileged children in Ethiopia. The two organizations will collaborate on a project that will provide subsidized Cardiac Surgery and other necessary interventions abroad. […]

Kindergarten Inauguration by H.E. President Shale-Work Zewde

On September 3rd, 2022 Her Excellency President Shale-Work Zewde, President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia attended the inauguration ceremony of Deborah Foundation’s state-of-the-art Kindergarten. The Kindergarten, located at Deborah Village in Legetafo Legedadi was funded by Oromia Construction Corporation and additional individual local funders. The kindergarten is designed to be an inclusive school […]

Highschool Inauguration by H.E. First Lady Zinash Tayachew

On Saturday, August 06, 2022, Her Excellency First Lady Zinash Tayachew inaugurated the High School of Deborah Academy which is located at Legetafo. The High School was built by a fund from the First Lady’s Office and it consists of classes, a library, and laboratories that are designed in order to make learning easy and […]

MOU signed with Tolo Technology PLC to facilitate international funding

On July 11, 2022, our foundation signed an MOU with Tollo Technology PLC. Tollo offers a super application that provides multiple services, including payment and financial transaction processing. This partnership will help our foundation in facilitating donations from local and international donors who would like to hand out in-kind donations for children born with Down […]

Green Legacy 2022 – More than 1,000 seedlings planted

On June 25th, 2022, commemorating this year’s Green Legacy, our foundation planted more than 1,000 coffee, apple, avocado, and other seedlings in the compound of Deborah Foundation School and Therapy Center which is under construction in Legetafo city. The mayor of Legatafo Ato. Beriso Temesgenand, and the vice president of the Ethiopian Police University, General […]