Lusaria und Veronica are telling their stories

Lusaria und Veronica are telling their stories

LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL… My name is Lusaria Wanyama, from Nakalira village. I am the first born child in the family of Seven children. I went to school in Nakalira Primary where I did my primary education. My Mother separated with my father when I was still young. Life was not the same. I struggled to get my academic requirements from my father because we were under

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Online lecture “Give girls in Africa a chance”

Online lecture “Give girls in Africa a chance”

On June 15, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. the online lecture “Give girls in Africa a chance” took place. Despite the wonderful summer weather, the webinar was enjoyed by numerous participants, even beyond the Tyrolean borders. The initial problems with the live connection from Africa could be solved in the course of the lecture, our viewers received an authentic picture of the conditions and daily problems in Africa. MOYO thanks the

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MOYO at the flea market at the Cyta Shopping Center (30.05.2021)

MOYO at the flea market at the Cyta Shopping Center (30.05.2021)

During the winter the MOYO board team ransacked their attics and basements and diligently collected items for a flea market stand on May 30, 2021 at the Cyta Shopping Center. The sale proceeds will go again to our Africa project. Equipped with 2 thermos flasks of coffee and tea, the MOYO stand was set up at 5 a.m. and sales started successfully at 7 a.m. Everything was available from household

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Further activities on site

Further activities on site

Although COVID paralyzes the country, our local partner KIDEP continues to work tirelessly to give the girls in Kenya a future. Together with another Austrian sponsor “Be so free”, the sanitary situation in the primary schools in Sosio and Nakalira was improved. We remember the pictures from the status report in February: https://moyo-tyrol.org/2020/02/11/moyo-vor-ort-in-afrika/ Thanks to generous donors, the latrines could be modernized (if you can even use this word in

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Schools are open again

Schools are open again

The time has finally come: Despite the rising number of corona infections, the Kenyan government has ordered the opening of schools from January 4th under strict hygiene and safety requirements. As already reported in the last blog post, this is a double-edged sword: on the one hand, schools can never meet these requirements, especially since most facilities do not even have running water and sufficient spatial capacities. However, the fact

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MOYO at the flea market at the Cyta Shopping Center (18.10.2020)

MOYO at the flea market at the Cyta Shopping Center (18.10.2020)

During the summer the MOYO board team ransacked their attics and basements and diligently collected items for a flea market stand on October 18, 2020 at the Cyta Shopping Center. The sale proceeds will go to our Africa project. Equipped with 2 thermos flasks of coffee and tea, the MOYO stand was set up at 5 a.m. and sales started successfully at 7 a.m. Everything was available from household appliances,

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MOYO cooks at the Innsbruck Dinner Club on April 22, 2022

MOYO cooks at the Innsbruck Dinner Club on April 22, 2022

The time has come on April 22, 2022! MOYO – More hearts for girls and women of this world cooks at the Innsbruck Dinner Club. The dinner club is a series of events organized by the Integrationshaus of the Diocese of Innsbruck. According to the motto “Eat with us for the good life for everyone”, people from different cultures come together on cooking evenings, indulge themselves with culinary delights and

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Large donation from the family association of Patsch (April 2020)

Large donation from the family association of Patsch (April 2020)

The family association of Patsch has decided to support our MOYO school project with a donation of EUR 500. The money comes from this year’s advent wreath campaign. The girls say Thank you – Asante Sana! The latest edition of the “Patscher Dorfblatt” (local newspaper) also reports on MOYO’s social projects. Please read more under: https://www.patsch.gv.at/fileadmin/Inhalte/Allgemeine_Informationen/Infoblatt/PatscherDB_01-2020.pdf

Corona virus has reached Africa

Corona virus has reached Africa

More and more people are infected with the Corona virus on the African continent. Experts fear an outbreak like in Europe. Scientists previously suspected that Africa might be untroubled by the virus. However, first assumptions that warmer temperatures might slow down the virus have not been proven. In Kenya, arrangements are now being made for a “corona lock-down”: schools and shops are closed, curfews have been imposed and international airports

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Finally a new school uniform (12.3.2020)

Finally a new school uniform (12.3.2020)

Sophie E. Kibuywa, director of our local partner Kimilili Integrated Development Education Program (KIDEP), visited the St. Mary Primary School in Sossio and the Primary School in Nakalira. In January we had the opportunity to personally meet the girls from the poorest families in these schools. When the students in tattered uniforms greeted us shyly, we realized that there was a need for action here. Details at https://moyo-tyrol.org/en/2020/02/11/moyo-vor-ort-in-afrika/ The girls

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