Sucessful Advent fundraising

Posted on 12/25/15 No Comments

Almost 200 chickens were sold on the pedestrian street in Ulricehamn during our Advent fundraising. Not living chickens but present vouchers for chickens, which are included in the food packages that are distributed to the orphaned children in Voi. Salad utensils and armbands were also sold there. The exact amount of money raised has not […]

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Food package distributed

Posted on 12/16/15 No Comments

The guardians and orphans were filled with joy and happiness as they received Christmas gifts of this year. Christmas food package consist of 2 chickens, 24kg of maize flour, 12 kg of wheat flour, 5 liters of cooking oil, 10 kg of rice, 5 kg of sugar, 500 gms of tea leaves, 1 packet of […]

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Popular Christmas concert

Posted on 12/13/15 No Comments

Atmospheric, peaceful – och incredibly catchy! It all describes the Christmas concert in support of the Voi project, which took place in the Swedish church in Ulricehamn on Sunday evening. The church was filled with people a good bit before the show even began. The concert was the seventh in a row that Frida Johansson […]

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Camp at the guest house for the sponsored children!

Posted on 12/01/15 No Comments

On Friday, all of the sponsored children in the project arrived at the guest house. The first children arrived around 10 in the morning, four small Masai children with their home base care-women. The children continued arriving throughout the morning and around one in the afternoon, everyone gathered to eat Pilau together. Then the children […]

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Visiting our sponsored children!

Posted on 11/22/15 No Comments

There are 15 of us who have the chance to take a sponsor trip to Voi. We traveled out on November 12 and will come home on November 26. During our trip, we have visited different villages where the children live, taken part in church services, had fun with the kids, passed out blankets and […]

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Lovely meeting in Mgeno

Posted on 11/12/15 No Comments

We left for the village of Mgeno around 10:30 in the morning to meet the sponsored children. The landscape along the way was very green and beautiful. We traveled toward Tanzania, a newly build road where we avoided the traffic going between Mombasa and Nairobi. Once in Mgeno, we met with home base care-woman Hanna, […]

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Kisimenyi

Posted on 10/31/15 No Comments

At nine in the morning, a taxi picked us up. Later,  Thomas joined us in the Sofia district. Then we traveled to Kisimenyi. About an hour and fifteen minutes later, we were at the church in the village where we were to meet with the caregivers and home base care-woman Serah. We waited a little […]

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Meeting with the children in the villages

Posted on 10/24/15 No Comments

We have now been here for almost a month and are enjoying our time here. We have been very well received here in Voi and it is quite nice to be able to spend the autumn here in Kenya. We have been able to get in a few visits to the villages surrounding Voi. On […]

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Unbelievable number of participants

Posted on 10/22/15 No Comments

Here are the latest updates: 1354 people have signed up for the Voi run on Saturday and we have collected approximately 231 800 kronor  – the profit of which will go to help the orphaned children in Voi.  

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Voi Run exceeds expectations

Posted on 10/17/15 No Comments

The Voi run during today’s opening celebration of the highway has surpassed all of our expectations. When we agreed to the arrangement, we guessed there would be about 200 participants. Right now, we can say there were about 1,800 participants and the funds raised for the children will be about 300 000 kronor. See www.bt.se

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Playground on the farm

Posted on 10/03/15 No Comments

Hi! We’re Matilda Johansson and Linnea Jordner who are writing this entry. We have lived on the farm for a few days and are enjoying it. We are here as volunteers with the Voi project. Right now, it’s very dry here in Voi but we’re hoping for rain in a few weeks, though it’s hard […]

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Geoffrey has move to his new house!

Posted on 10/01/15 No Comments

The programme has completed building 3 roomed house for Geoffrey Rumba’s and his family from Mgeno. We have opened it with prayers and now they are living in a good and well built house. His guardian said in her entire life she didn’t imagine that one day she could sleep in a good house like […]

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