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Chefs and Seeds Oct 22nd Benefits Seeds of Africa


Chefs and Seeds — a charity event benefiting Seeds of Africa’s Dream School Capital Campaign — is scheduled for October 22nd and will be held at 3015 at Trinity Groves from 7:00pm to 11:00pm. This is the first gala event in a series going from Dallas to New York, Chicago, Paris, London, and Adama. The Dallas event will bring together some of the most talented and well-known chefs in the Dallas area for a premier tasting event.

Seeds of Africa CEO and founder Atti Worku, says, “We are excited to welcome the Dallas community for an evening of memorable food, drinks and music by musicians from the area. Dallas is our launch city, so we are incredibly proud and grateful to the chef and restaurant community that have agreed to volunteer their time and services for such an important cause. I personally have strong ties to Dallas; it’s the city I first came to when I moved to the United States, and where Seeds of Africa was founded, which makes this launch event extra special.”  Continue reading

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Bolsa Mercado Dinner Benefits Seeds Of Africa

by Jerry Stewart

In 2005, when Atti Worku was named Miss Ethiopia, she took the public platform as an opportunity to found Seeds of Africa. She had moved to Dallas and signed with The Campbell Agency and her modeling career was in bloom.

At a young age, Atti noticed the disturbing difference between her private school experience and the other children unable to afford that privilege. In her hometown of Adama, Ethiopia she witnessed a system not working and the vicious cycle of poverty lead her to want to help. Thus, Seeds of Africa, a non-profit committed to education and aid to children in Adama, was born while she was living in Dallas.       Continue reading


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