Who We Are

Oromia Foundation was established in 2016 as a not for profit organization to assist newly arriving Oromo immigrants to the US to soft land, integrate and become proud and productive US residents. With the 2018 change of government in Ethiopia and the unprecedented opportunity it presented for possible emergence of competitive and/or democratic development and governance system there, Oromia Foundation expanded its mandate to respond to Oromia’s emerging priority development challenges.


Oromia Foundation vision is to become a world class strategic mobilizer and deployer of international and national talent and resources for accelerated human and institutional capital development outcome in Oromia.


Oromia Foundation mission is to recruit, organize and deploy professional experts for knowledge and technology transfer in Oromia (Ethiopia), thus contributing to the acceleration of the nation’s capacity building efforts and investments.