TESFA FOUNDATION's Fundraiser:

Team Tesfa Foundation - Twin Cities Marathon

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BENEFITING: TESFA FOUNDATION

EVENT: Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend 2012

EVENT DATE: Oct 07, 2012

THE STORY:

 

Tesfa means hope in Amharic.

Our mission is to expand opportunities for children and youth in parts of Ethiopia where the necessary resources to build self-reliance are inadequate. We strengthen families and communities in ways that make for sustainable networks to properly support children and youth.

We build schools, train teachers, supply educational needs, support a running club, empower teenagers to determine their futures and partner with some seriously smart folks. 

We change lives.

This fundraising team will directly support Team Tesfa, our running club in Addis Ababa.  

"Every year hundreds of teenage girls come to Addis Ababa from the surrounding regions to train as athletes, hoping to escape poverty through their talent. At the least, they hope for education and employment in the capital city. The majority of them have no friends or family to support them. Many of these girls will be victims of sexual violence. Many will be forced into some form of servitude in order to survive. In Addis Ababa, more than 30 per cent of girls aged 10-14 are not living with their parents. Twenty per cent of these have run away from child marriages. Twelve per cent of adolescents aged 10-14 surveyed in Addis Ababa were domestic workers..."  (Read more about Team Tesfa and where your donation goes here.)

 

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To This Fundraiser

$685

MONEY RAISED
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  • Tanya

    $25

  • Bill

     

  • Amy Kay

    $70

  • Holly

    $20

  • Eli

    $25

  • Paul.and Celeste Bergan

    $50

  • Kelly Garman

    $50

  • Tanya

    $50

  • Daniel Ansa

    $10

  • Claire and Bob

    $125

  • Campbell...

    $50

  • Leroy (from the spirit world)

    $30

  • girmay tseagy

    $125

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $685 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Eli Sagor

Amount Raised:

$500

 

100% Raised of $500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

TESFA FOUNDATION

Amount Raised:

$135

Fundraiser Title

Jen and Shannon

Amount Raised:

$50

Fundraiser Title

Matt Schneider

Amount Raised:

$0

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Daniel Ansa

Amount Raised:

$0

Donor Comments

girmay tseagy

girmay tseagy

DONATION: $125

2 years ago

Leroy (from the spirit world)

Leroy (from the spirit world)

DONATION: $30

Thanks for giving me such a great name. Wish I could run along with you! Leroy 2 years ago

Campbell/Sagors

Campbell/Sagors

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Claire and Bob

Claire and Bob

DONATION: $125

2 years ago

Daniel Ansa

Daniel Ansa

DONATION: $10

2 years ago