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News & Events

See what is new, find the current newsletter, and check out videos and resources.

Latest Events

June 22, 2024

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Seattle Fundraiser
House party to bring friends together for the support of EEF students. Coffee, snacks, and stories.

Location TBA


July 28, 2024

Whidbey Island Fundraiser
House party with coffee roasting, snacks, and new updates and stories.

Location TBA

August 11, 2024

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Olympia Fundraiser
Gather together to celebrate the success of EEF students. Snacks, coffee and new stories and updates about the students. Bring a friend.

New Traditions
300 5th Ave SW
Store will be open!



One More Year

A video produced by Rochelle Stowe, co-director, and husband Jake in 2013 about the history and students of the Ethiopian Education Fund. The video highlights how just one more year of education can change a student's life.


Resources & Links

Narrative included in the 501c3 application in 2011. It contains more details about the EEF program objectives.

Our board member Jeffery Ried talked about the Ethiopian Education Fund and his work in Ethiopia and Togo in this podcast about people who travel to work.  November 24, 2023  "Travel to Work" podcast hosted by Thais Miller.

Presented by Board Member Jeff Ried to Olympia World Affairs Council September 17, 2020 via Zoom.

DFG is changing the status quo through quality menstrual care solutions, health education, and income-generating opportunities that give back days of opportunity and health.

A creative short video on how we can inspire change for girls everywhere, by focusing on their well being starting at age 12.

The Moment Of Lift, How Empowering Women Changes the World, by Melinda Gates, Flatiron Books 2019

Half The Sky, Turning Oppression Into Opportunity For Women Worldwide, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn,   Knopf Publishing, 2009

Gender Parity- This Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Higher Education article reports a rise in females entering public universities. It also points out that Secondary School is where many females drop out of the education system for a variety of reasons. This is exactly where EEF's support makes a critical difference.

Resources & Links
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