FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

The Eritrean-American Community Association of Georgia is dedicated to ensuring a strong and vibrant Eritrean life and community for generations to come. Through a mix of formal and informal education, recreational and cultural activities, E.A.C.A.G. provides quality experiences that enrich the lives of individuals, families and the community at large. Our family-friendly environment and spirit of unity provide opportunities to bring Eritrean values to life through innovative programs designed to meet the needs of everyone from children to adults. Founded in 1987 to serve the needs of the burgeoning population of Eritrean immigrants in Atlanta, E.A.C.A.G.’s bold vision of bringing all Eritreans together and bringing Eritrean values to life deepens individuals’ connections to the joys and responsibilities of our Eritrean heritage.

The mission of the Eritrean-American Community Association of Georgia is to provide services to Georgia residents of Eritrean origin for the purpose of improving their lives and to promote an awareness and understanding of the wealth of Eritrean values and culture. It is the association’s policy to maintain an environment free of all forms of unlawful discrimination. E.A.C.A.G. executes the tasks of its mission without regard to race, ethnicity, sub-ethnicity, religion, sex, age, political affiliation, ideological views or other criteria.

The vision of the Eritrean-American Community Association of Georgia is to develop a united community of responsible citizens who represent Eritrean heritage, are industrious and career-oriented, and who will have a positive impact on and make a contribution to the Eritrean community and to the larger community of Georgia. The goal is to unite and engage Eritrean-Americans of all backgrounds to build a strong community that will preserve Eritrean history, culture and values. Unity is the only way we can ensure a successful future for the Eritrean community at large and instill the value of Eritrean traditions and history in our youth, guiding them to carry on that legacy by serving new arrival Eritreans to integrate successfully in order to keep their identity secure and strong here in GA.

Business Sponsors

  • Ledet Restaurant
  • Piasa Restaurant; Bunnamour Lounge
  • Firma Insurance Agency
  • Elsa Mart
  • Yeshi Food Mart
  • Eyerus Food Mart
  • Beylul Inc
  • Fifi Package
  • Fifi Tax Service
  • Desta Restaurant
  • Jose Construction
  • ABC Farm & Meat Processing
  • Balageru Food Mart
  • Prima Injera Restaurant
  • Dalmar International
  • ABC Coffee Shop
  • Dawit Tax & Insurance Services
  • Bole Atlantic International
  • Eden Fesshazion Attorney At Law
  • Weini Design


  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta
  • The Center for Pan-Asian Community Services (CPACS)
  • Georgia Immigrant Alliance for Civic Engagement (GIACE)
  • City of Clarkston
  • DeKalb County Government