Transforming lives in Ethiopia since 1971

Providing youth and adults with the opportunity to go to school

Education is core to HOPE’s philosophy of transformation. In fact, HOPE has expanded from its original school site in Addis Ababa to now operating 7…

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Empowering youth through vocational and micro enterprise training

HOPE emphasizes both skill-training and entrepreneurship in its vocational training and micro enterprise curriculum. The curriculum also includes life skill training such as personal finance,…

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Training tomorrow’s leaders at Hope College of Business, Science and Technology

Ethiopia’s first not-for-profit liberal arts university college was established in 2010 with the aim of providing a first class educational establishment for the youth of…

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Fighting hunger and malnutrition

Meeting the fundamental survival needs of the marginalized is the foundation for bringing hope and the starting point of service to beneficiaries. In providing the…

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Improving health through clean water and hygiene training

Giving people clean water saves lives and teaching them hygiene keeps them healthy. Water in the streams and ponds in rural areas where HOPE works…

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Who We Are

For over 40 years HOPE Enterprises has transformed the lives of the underprivileged in Ethiopia. With an emphasis on individual effort and personal responsibility, HOPE works tirelessly to help Ethiopians climb from poverty to prosperity through a series of interventions called Ladders of Hope.

312,000 meals served annually in street feeding programs
5151 students in formal schooling
94% pass rate for grade 10 college prep exam
98% of vocational training students placed in jobs