About SHYE

Safe Haven for Youth Ethiopia (SHYE) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization incorporated in the United States and operating in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. SHYE runs a children’s center which serves 115 impoverished children between the ages of five and eighteen. We provide services and programs designed to improve daily life and create a path to success for all of our beneficiaries.

Our Mission

SHYE’s mission is to create lasting, positive change in the lives of underprivileged children in Addis Ababa by providing quality education, educational support, a safe haven from the streets, healthcare, food and nutrition, psychosocial assistance and economic empowerment.

Our Vision

We envision a world where our graduates and their families break the cycle of poverty and become self-sufficient adults engaged in productive employment benefiting the local community as well as the larger Ethiopian nation.

Our Values

Respect for human dignity
Financial transparency & responsibility to our donors
Maintaining the integrity of the family
Education is the cornerstone of success
Poverty is a multi-faceted problem requiring a dynamic approach

Safe Haven for Youth Ethiopia is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Donations are tax-deductible where permitted by law.