News & Events

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Latest Events

August 15, 2021
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EEF Celebration Party
We rasised over $3,000!
Thank you, Everyone

Let's Get Back Together

Plan to join us to celebrate the work  EEF is able to do because of our supporters.

 Food, Coffee, Door Prizes & Friends!


Rainier Vista Park- Shelter B

5475 45th Ave SE, Lacey

Outdoors & socially distanced

In-Person Fundraisers on Hold

Due to COVID 19 all in-person fundraisers are on hold

During the pandemic we are not able to get together to share coffee and stories.

Please consider donating through our website, as the students continue to need support as they do their studies at home.

Thank you!

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! 

Ethiopian Coffee available year-round. Need coffee? Contact board member or email Local deliveries only. Not set up for mail order.

Thanks Olympic Crest Coffee Roasters


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.

"Ethiopia: How Ethnicity, Electricity, and Covid-19 Threatens its Narrow Path to Peace"

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.