The guest house on the homepage

Posted on 11/21/13 No Comments

The guest house on the farm now has its own area on the website: http://voi-ulricehamn.se/guesthouse/ Eventually, the guest house will have a more professional site, but this one will do for now. Welcome!

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The patchwork quilt is in place

Posted on 11/10/13 No Comments

A patchwork quilt put together by many people in Ulricehamn was presented during the inauguration of the guest house in Voi. It is now hanging on a wall in the large lecture hall of the guest house. It represents the solidarity between Ulricehamn and Voi. It is also a reminder that, together, we can make […]

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The guest house is open!

Posted on 11/05/13 No Comments

On Sunday November 3, the guest house, kitchen, and dining room at Bogesunds farm in Voi was officially inaugurated. The opening was conducted by a Bishop from the Kenya Evangelical Lutheran Church, Zackariah Kahuthu. Around 150 people participated in the event, including 13 representatives from the Voi project in Ulricehamn plus 10 students and teachers […]

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Clothes from New Wave Sports company

Posted on 10/24/13 No Comments

Voi Project orphan programme would like to give vote of thanks to new wave Sports Company from Sweden for donating clothes, shoes and water bottles to the orphans in the programme. We have already distributed the items to the orphans. The orphans were so happy to receive bottles to carry water to school most especially […]

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Mbithe’s House.

Posted on 10/24/13 No Comments

The programme aims at securing orphans with basic and special needs which includes providing them with a safe and good house to live because some orphans live in houses which are in bad condition like Everlyne Mbithe. Through a well wisher, the programme has been able to build a two room house for Mbithe and […]

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Almost ready

Posted on 10/19/13 No Comments

The inauguration of the guest house on November 3 is close at hand. Most of the building is complete and only adjustments are left. The furniture and other items have been purchased and the interior design of the area is underway. Packed in the luggage from Sweden are also these three brass signs, donated by […]

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High school students intern in Voi

Posted on 10/17/13 No Comments

Today, eight high school students from Tingsholm high school in Ulricehamn left for Voi for a three week internship. They are traveling together with a principal and two teachers, and probably the most spectacular part for the students from the mechanics program is that they will intern with a car repair shop in Voi. Other […]

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Voi Project on Swedish Radio

Posted on 10/07/13 No Comments

This week, Swedish Radio is fundraising money to help children all around the world. During this time, they are inviting guests to the studio to talk about why they volunteer to help people in different ways. During the  P4 Sjuhärad morning show, on October 7, Maria Börjesson spoke about why she is a part of the Voi […]

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Intensive final stages of construction

Posted on 09/18/13 No Comments

The water heaters and solar cells are placed on the roof, the toilet and shower are tiled, the wash basin and toilet seats have been installed, and the floor is being sanded. There is still a lot to do of course, but in a few weeks, most of the construction will be finished. The furniture […]

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Regina’s house

Posted on 09/10/13 No Comments

Regina and Evans are siblings and orphans in the programme. They had bad living situation status i.e their house (one room) did not have any furniture; they were sleeping on the ground with a mattress which they were given by the programme. You can imagine the situation. Through a well wisher, the programme was able […]

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Politicians kick for Voi

Posted on 08/21/13 No Comments

Tomorrow, Thursday (August 22), leading local politicians will collect money for Voi. It will take place in conjunction with a soccer match between the Moderates and Social Democrats on the field next to Åsunda sjöstad starting at 18.30. Both councilor Lars Holmin (M) and Municipal Vice Chairman Mattias Josefsson (S) have been in Voi and know […]

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A traditional African roof

Posted on 08/18/13 No Comments

Manase is in Tanzania for continuing education. During that time, Beatrice will keep us updated on the development of the arm. Here are the first pictures from her. One picture shows the roof for the dining hall, which is now under construction. Unlike the roof for the guest house and kitchen, which is made of […]

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