News from Africa

News from Africa

KIDEP (Kimili Integrated Development Education Program), our local partner in Africa, invited all girls who are sponsored by MOYO to a one-day workshop. On April 24, 2022, the new school year started with a delay due to Corona. Thanks to the donations from the association, this girl can continue to develop general or – in the secondary schools – vocational training. The girls say thank you – Asante Sana!

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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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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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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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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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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MOYO on site in Africa (January 24-30, 2020)

MOYO on site in Africa (January 24-30, 2020)

On January 24th, Barbara Messner, the president of MOYO, started her trip to Africa. In her luggage were the collected donations of 2019, with which girls should be able to go to school and thus have a better future. Together with Sophie E. Kibuywa, director of the local partner Kimilili Integrated Development Education Program (KIDEP), 3 selected schools in the Bungoma district were visited. These were the St. Mary primary

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