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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“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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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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Some Stories of 3 needy girls…

Some Stories of 3 needy girls…

Thanks to the generous donations to the MOYO association, some needy girls were given a basis for an independent life, here are their stories Veronica Veronica got pregnant for lack of basic needs and we need to look for her to come and do the National Examination to enable her join secondary school or any vocational training centre in order for her to be self reliant. Veronica delivered a baby

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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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Many thanks to the donors

Many thanks to the donors

Last Saturday the general assembly of the association including the audit took place. The board team of MOYO – More Heart for Girls and Women of the World would like to take this opportunity to thank them again for the numerous donations, as well as to those people who volunteer in the background. Thanks to the monitarian support, some projects in the Bungoma district could be realized: Primary schools in

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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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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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International Women’s Day (8.3.2020)

International Women’s Day (8.3.2020)

Due to today’s World Women’s Day, MOYO would like to draw attention again to the stigmatizing situation of girls in Africa during their menstrual period. Hygiene items are in short supply or not affordable. Female menstruation is still a taboo subject in Kenya and girls don’t have the money for sanitary napkins. Rags, cow dung, scraps of cloth, feathers and newspapers are used as a replacement for the napkins. Many

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Paper and pens make children’s eyes shine

Paper and pens make children’s eyes shine

Kenya’s schools lack the bare essentials. As soon as parents have scraped together the school fees for their school-age girls and patched up the school uniform (so that it lasts another year), the next problem is, where will the money for school materials such as books, pads and pens come from? MOYO is helping poor parents to ensure girls’ schooling and thus the chance for a self-determined future. Details at:

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