"It is the duty of the
educated few to fulfill the legitimate aspirations of the unfortunate" many.
-- H.I.M. Haile Selassie I


The Shashamane Settlement Community Development Foundation was established in Washington, DC in 1998 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.

Purpose and Goals:

  • To promote awareness of and organize developmental support for the Shashamane Settler Community and similar charitable causes throughout the world.

  • To foster better local, regional, national, and international relations through the promotion of trade, sports, and cultural linkages.

  • To support and contribute to U.S. based Ethiopian and other charities whose objectives are in harmony with the Foundation's goals.

  • To establish and facilitate communications networks with the Settler community, particularly the youth.

  • To develop methods of establishing self-help, self-sufficiency, and community enrichment programs for the Shashamane community.

For more information contact: 301 213 2818 or 202 590 9000

Music “Shashamane on my mind” by SYDNEY SALMON and THE TWELVE TRIBES OF ISRAEL BAND.
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