Archive: October, 2011

What a Moment!

Posted on 10/26/11 in Uncategorized, No Comments

We had been out buying food and a mattress and visited the home of 10 year-old Eveline, one of the newest children to join the program. She lives with her big sister Christine and her 2 ½ year old son on the outskirts of Voi. The house has two rooms and is in woeful condition. […]

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Another Trip to Voi

Posted on 10/25/11 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Click here for blog reports from Voi (in Swedish), including pictures: http://kenyaresan2011.bloggplatsen.se/

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All Is Calm In Voi

Posted on 10/25/11 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Because we’ve received a few worried sms messages, we wanted to let you know that everything is calm in Voi. The recent incidents that took place in Nairobi are not affecting our trip. They have also been happening in places not commonly visited by Westerners. Those I’ve spoken with also say that it’s not a […]

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Lydia and Carlos

Posted on 10/25/11 in Uncategorized, No Comments

During the worship service in Kisemenyi we met Carlos, the girl who received a prosthetic leg from the project. She goes to the international school in Mombasa and was visiting home. She received a letter from her sponsor in Sweden during the visit and Lydia helped her read it since Carlos can’t speak English.

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New Landmark in Voi

Posted on 10/24/11 in Uncategorized, No Comments

The water tower that has been built on the farm can be seen all the way from the main road. Today, the plumbers have been working to connect the water system together. Three water tanks, each holding about 24,000 liters, were lifted into place with the help of a crane last Friday. The top of the […]

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Tingsholmsgymnasiet visits Voi

Posted on 10/17/11 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Representatives from Tingsholmsgymnasiet, a local high school in Ulricehamn, will be traveling to Voi to research the possibility of apprenticeship positions for high school students in Voi. Maybe Bogesunds House will be an “associate partner” to Tingsholm? Representatives will also visit other possible workplace locations. The trip is not being arranged by the Voi Project but […]

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The Lions Donate Money to Voi

Posted on 10/15/11 in Uncategorized, No Comments

The Lions Club in Ulricehamn has decided to donate 10 000 kronor to the Voi Project. This is the second time the club has provided funds for the operations in Voi. A few years ago we received the same amount. This time, the money will go into the construction account to expand the farm. We […]

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Marked Interest for the Voi Construction

Posted on 10/03/11 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Interest in purchasing bricks for the planned information and education center in Voi has been high. It has surpassed our expectations. The Duplo bricks have sold a total of 42 000 kronor so far.. The money raised at various events is as follows: Saturday 17 September – 15 000 kronor (including the after-event sales by […]

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