MOYO at the suitcase market in Weer

MOYO at the suitcase market in Weer

Under the organisation of Michaela Irowec, head of the Weer adult school, a suitcase market took place in the afternoon of 18 November 2023 at the Neue Mittelschule Weer. The items in the suitcases left nothing to be desired. Lots of home-made items were on the counter. Jewellery, crochet work, teas, soaps, herbal salts and liqueurs, arts and crafts and much more were on sale. Thanks to the invitation of

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Sweaty altitude metres and kilometres for a good cause

Sweaty altitude metres and kilometres for a good cause

To give girls in East Africa a chance at education, Beat Lohner, Barbara Messner and Nicola Reinisch ran 111 kilometres and over 6,500 metres of altitude in 5 days from North Tyrol to South Tyrol. Education is still not a matter of course in many parts of the world, including Kenya. Low incomes from agriculture and large household sizes put pressure on the families’ limited financial resources. For girls in

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Report about our fundraising run from Obernberg to Nals (111km, 5 days, 6.159 HM+, 7.216 HM-)

Report about our fundraising run from Obernberg to Nals (111km, 5 days, 6.159 HM+, 7.216 HM-)

Wednesday, 21.6 / 1st stage: Obernberg – St. Anton/Pflersch(842 HM+, 1,012 HM-, 18.2 km) The starting signal for our five-day adventure was given at 8:00 a.m. in gorgeous summer weather, and admittedly I was a little nervous. After we had picked up Beat at his overnight accommodation in Steinach am Brenner, I already felt a bit better – because the chemistry between us seemed to be right from the start.

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Guided tour of the Halltal drinking water tunnel

Guided tour of the Halltal drinking water tunnel

On Saturday 3 June, the MOYO association invited members, supporters and friends of the association to a guided tour of the Halltal drinking water gallery. After a walk of about 30 minutes, those interested reached the drinking water gallery. After a mudslide paralysed the water supply of Absam and Hall in 1992, the two communities built what is probably one of the most impressive drinking water structures in Tyrol –

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Punch and Judy for a good cause

Punch and Judy for a good cause

A performance by Punch and Judy is one of the absolute highlights for the youngest among us. And when the whole thing benefits a charitable cause, parents and grandparents are happy to join in the excitement. Thanks to the support of the Punch and Judy show HoLaRo and the playrooms of the University of Innsbruck, the MOYO association invited children to an entertaining afternoon on Friday, 21 April 2023. The

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“Jambo – Tyrol meets Kenya reloaded” on 24th of March at Dinneclub

“Jambo – Tyrol meets Kenya reloaded” on 24th of March at Dinneclub

On 24 March, the time had come again: MOYO cooked again at the Dinnerclub Innsbruck, according to the motto “Jambo Tyrol meets Kenya”. The dinner club is a series of events organised by the Integration House of the Diocese of Innsbruck. According to the motto “Eat with us for a good life for all”, people from different cultures come together on cooking evenings, enjoy culinary delights and at the same

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Lecture Sophie Kibuywa “Commitment to peace, sustainability and justice”

Lecture Sophie Kibuywa “Commitment to peace, sustainability and justice”

Ms Sophie Elizabeth Kibuywa used her trip to Europe to visit various project partners, including our association MOYO in Innsbruck. It was important for MOYO that not only the members of the association have the opportunity to talk to Ms Kibuywa, so a lecture was organised for Tuesday, 24 January 2023, at the University of Innsbruck. This lecture was organised together with our partner, the Master’s programme Gender, Culture and

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Sophie Kibuywa visiting Tyrol

Sophie Kibuywa visiting Tyrol

On Sunday 22 January 2022, Sophie Kibuywa, the director of our partner organisation in Kenya, arrived in Innsbruck on the Flixbus from Frankfurt. Barbara Messner, President of MOYO, was delighted to see her again, as the women had not seen each other for more than two years. Due to COVID and the elections in Kenya, a trip to Africa in the summer of 2022, combined with school visits, was not

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Sophie Elizabeth Kibuywa Working for peace, sustainability and justice

Sophie Elizabeth Kibuywa Working for peace, sustainability and justice

Lecture and Discussion:Sophie Elizabeth KibuywaWordking for peace, sustainability and justice WHEN: Tuesday, 24.1.2023, 18:00 UhrWHERE: Hörsaal 4, Innrain 52 (Geiwi), 6020 Innsbruck LECTURE: Sophie Elizabeth Kibuywa (Kenya)MODERATION: Kristin Nemeth (association MOYO)LANGUAGE: English Welcome and introductory words by Barbara Messner, President of the MOYO association. Sophie Elizabeth Kibuywa has dedicated herself to the fight against injustice and oppression and almost had to pay for this commitment with her life. Today, the activist

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MOYO cooked at the Patscher Advent market

MOYO cooked at the Patscher Advent market

On December 10th, after a 2-year break due to corona, the time had finally come again – the Patscher Advent market opened its doors from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. At a large number of Christmas market stalls, visitors could admire and purchase handmade carvings, natural cosmetics, decorative objects, as well as lovingly made knitwear and textiles from local producers. Culinary well-being was also taken care of: in addition to

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