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About us

The Swiss team consists of 4 employees and 8 board members

In 1986, Zahai Röschli – herself an orphan – opened the first SELAM children's village in Addis Ababa. A lot has happened since then.

Our work is based on the principles of "homing – educating – providing a future". 


Find out interesting information about Ethiopia.

In addition to private individuals, many partners give support to SELAM in various areas.

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We are certified by ZEWO, the foundation that sets standards for Switzerland's charity sector, and place great emphasis on making efficient use of our resources.

Over the years, we have collected all the most frequently asked questions and answered them.

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