Anna Getaneh is a former acclaimed international model, a humanitarian and cultural entrepreneur. She is the Creative Director and Founder of African Mosaique, a Johannesburg-based international enterprise that manufactures and promotes high-end African inspired clothing and accessories. It does this while celebrating African fashion, art and culture.
Anna’s hallmark is her passion about children and development. Most notable she has spearheaded the establishment of The Ethiopian Children’s Fund a US 501c3 not-for-profit development organization formed in the US, and a registered NGO in Ethiopia in 1997. To date, close to $2 million has been raised and invested in the ECF Village Project, an integrated development project for children and young people in Aleltu, 55km north of Addis Ababa. ECF Village comprises a school, a clinic, a feeding centre, a vocational centre and an environmental program. It provides various education, health and nutrition services for 400 poor, vulnerable children, mostly orphans.