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Ethiopian Community In Minnesota

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: International, International, Foreign Affairs & National Security

Target demographics: immigrants from Ethiopia

Direct beneficiaries per year: over 400 Ethiopians getting jobs, housing, provided support letters

Geographic areas served: Minnesota

Programs: job and housing search, smooth transition of Ethiopian immigrants to integrate to the community in MN, writing support letters for immigration, colleges and others, advocacy on behalf of Ethiopians here in Minnesota, celebrating Ethiopian New Year and Adwa Victory ...

Community Stories

8 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 5

A family member died recently and we needed to contact the Ethiopian Community in Minnesota. We got a response in a few minutes! I know this community for 2 decades. The response was very fast and we got the service we needed on the same day.
Thank you Ethiopian Community ( specially ato Mesfin)

Review from Guidestar

Client Served

Rating: 5

The Ethiopian community in mn helped me and my husband in several occasions. What is interesting is the fact that the community doesn;t have a lot of resources and yet helps a lot of individuals in housing and job search. Keep it up guys

Previous Stories

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This community provided great support letter for my father. The gentleman who helped me was professional, compassionate and understanding. I highly recommend the community.

Volunteer

Rating: 3

I just volunteered for Ethiopian Community in Minnesota with my friend. We had so much fun contacting other fellow Ethiopians and reminding them to get involved in anyway they can. We had profoundingly positive reception from everyone we called too, it was inspiring. I will definetly volunteer again to get this organization going stronger than it already is.

Board Member

Rating: 5

I served as a board member of this Ethiopian Community about 10 years ago. After my term is over, I still volunteer annually, especially on the Ethiopian New Year. Although Ethiopian Community had had its challenges, things are turning around since 2012. In fact, the recent initiative of the Community to acquire its own building is a testament of the progress.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

Ethiopian comunity helped me with documentation that was critical for my immigration application. Thank you Ethiopian community

Volunteer

Rating: 5

My experience at this community is great. The officers are very friendly. I used my company's community support hours to volunteer.

Ze-Aman

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I volunteered for this community for almost 4 months now. It is a rewarding experience for me as I witnessed its activities expand helping new immigrants getting directions, dealing with immigration issues and everything else.
I highly recommend Ethiopian Community in Minnesota, especially if you are a good listener of people challenged by socioeconomic issues.