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News & Events

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

Latest Events

Looking Ahead


Meet Up
Info & Fundraiser Event

In 2023 EEF had two unique events. Olympia hosted an Ethiopian film and Whidbey Island hosted at Music for the Eyes in Langley. Both were successful in sharing our program and vision.
In the summer of 2024 EEF will be hosting House Parties. So, watch for the announcement!
See you there!


Ethiopian Coffee $15
Ethiopian Education Fund Olympic Crest Coffee

Ongoing Coffee Sales

Stop by Olympic Crest drive-up for Coffee and Sandwich! Support our supporter! 

April 16, 2023

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EEF Film Night Fundraiser
by Yared Zeleke

The film is available for viewing on Amazon Prime.



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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