A nonprofit organization

5 donors

9% complete

$10,000 Goal

The mission of the Fortune Relief and Youth Empowerment Organization (FRAYEO) is to provide support services to youth and adults focused on cultural adjustment and increase socio-economic well-being of the East African communities in Minnesota by providing a continuum of care through a cultural specific programs and positively transform the social and economic structures that sabotaged poverty.

Is to transform Youth & Adults lives through a vibrant culturally Specific Programs that provides inclusive, innovative and sustainable services to achieve better social responsibilities for the Youth and Adults of all generations and eradicate economic disparities.

FRAYEO is the leading immigrant and refugee-led organization focused on stabilizing the lives of East African families in Minnesota by providing free community service and civic philanthropy. In doing so it advocates ease of access to basic human services and community engagement, including youth and family health, Parenting education, women empowerment, housing, employment services, Youth Socio-emotional mentor-ship and fathers support, Conflict Resolution, Leadership,financial management, family counseling, Teen-parenting education and legal support.

Minnesota is a home of many East African Immigrants and Refugees from various backgrounds. While some are emerging social political and business leaders majority of East African Youth & adults suffer from a high percentage of poverty rate. Some of East African youth were disconnected from the community resources due to multiple barriers.

The key to our success is breaking the barriers that is faced by youth and adults, such as the importance of encouraging individual achievement that contributes to difficulty seeking or getting support under the pressure of language, peers, and teachers. Parent empowerment and youth leadership are critical to community success. Youth grow up so fast, and their attitudes about themselves and their future shape our community and culture. Our young people need a platform to take leadership on issues that impact them the most.

FRAYEO plays a pivotal role to educate youth about every option so that they will one day become successful leaders in life. We Leverage the power of our communities to embrace the young people who lack support and mentorship. We help create a network of stable adults who can provide a lasting support to the Youth. We are a research hub and a community wellness Center. Our Values of HOPE. JOY, DIVERSITY & OPTIMISM will lead to the development of a Society, Humanity and Nation.

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Children & Family Community Economic Development

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2910 Pillsbury Ave S #432
Minneapolis, MN 55408