"To provide cultural and educational activities for all members of the community"

Bringing together Winnipeg, culture, and community

Our Mission

Ethiopian Society of Winnipeg:

  • Exists to develop, promote and support the interests of the Ethiopian community in Manitoba
  • Is dedicated to providing various services and programs that support and facilitate the integration of Ethiopian newcomer to Manitoba
  • Desires to reach and form relationships with Ethiopians, Ethio-Canadian community, and all those who love Ethiopia

Our Values

As a community, we aspire to be:

  • Inclusive
  • Transparent
  • Co-operative and supportive
  • Valued by the Ethiopian community
  • Respected by the wider community and the diverse communities

We will work in a way which:

  • Encourages Ethiopian pride
  • Advances a positive community spirit
  • Promotes trust and understanding
  • Respects individuals, their views, and contribution
  • Facilitate honest and open communication


Our goal

We aim to have:

  • A prosperous and growing membership which embraces Ethiopians of all generations and backgrounds
  • Proactive elected leadership that works in partnership and communicates effectively with members and the wider community
  • A strong and vibrant cultural life through a network of flourishing, active and well-managed community centre