Volunteers in Voi

Posted on 09/30/15 No Comments

Volunteers Matilda and Linnea are now in Voi after a long trip. Read more about their life in Voi on their own blog (in Swedish): http://nouw.com/vardagslivivoi  

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More than 100 registered

Posted on 09/22/15 No Comments

More than 100 people are registered for the Voi race on October 17 when the new motorway is to be inaugurated . Most people have sent in their application via the Swish payment system and some have applied at the tourist bureau. Everyone who pays using the Swish system will be added to a lottery […]

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Almost time for the Artist Gala

Posted on 09/01/15 No Comments

On Sunday, it will again be time for Rotary’s Artist Gala to raise funds for the Voi project (which receives most of the income from the gala). There are tickets still available for purchase at Ekeskogs bookstore, the tourist bureau, and the local paper Ulricehamns Tidning. Click on the picture to see the detailed program, […]

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The Voi Run inaugurates the new motorway

Posted on 08/19/15 No Comments

A new motorway will open on the 17th of October near Ulricehamn. In connection with this event, the Voi project is holding a fitness run with all proceeds going to the chidren in Voi. This gives us a unique opportunity that will never happen again – to walk, run, or bicycle across the finished motorway […]

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New Rotary concert in September

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Two volunteers to Voi this autumn

Posted on 07/24/15 No Comments

Matilda Johansson and Linnea Jordner from Ulricehamn will be volunteering in Voi for 2.5 months this autumn. Both finished their high school education last spring and have been in Voi earlier (see photo). They will now travel back for a longer stay to contribute to the project. Matilda and Linnea will live in the guest […]

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Orange harvest despite drought

Posted on 06/13/15 No Comments

Oranges on the farm were recently harvested even with the lack of water in Voi. The oranges will be given to the orphaned children who live in Voi. They will also be sold to provide income for the program. The oranges Daniel is collecting in the photos are ripe even though they are green! Oranges […]

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A Dream Come True

Posted on 06/09/15 No Comments

In the Voi project, every child receives help where they need it. Sometimes that means a brand new house. In previous years, several children have received a new house since the old one needed replacement. This year, there is room in the budget for two new houses, one to Geoffrey Runba in the village of […]

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Students making Voi bracelets

Posted on 06/05/15 No Comments

Students at Stenbocksskolan in Ulricehamn have made nice bracelets to sell in order to help the Voi project. They cost 50 kronor and come in different colours. The bracelets can be purchased at DinDeli on the pedestrian street in Ulricehamn or from teacher Karin Gardell.

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Relief food distributed to all children

Posted on 06/04/15 No Comments

Voi and its environs have received little rains despite almost the whole country it’s raining heavily and flooding. Due to this, crops in the farm have started drying up and its really long time since people harvested something from their farms. Because of lack of enough rain we are experiencing famine that’s why, the program […]

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PR Material on the (Rally) Way

Posted on 05/24/15 No Comments

Ulf Lindskog and Håkan Marby are on their way to Voi to follow up with work on the guest house, including a look at the improvements being done – and to plan future investments. Part of the program also includes a visit to Voi municipality and meeting with the accountant who will help with the […]

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Buy a piece of art and the money goes to Voi

Posted on 05/17/15 No Comments

You can now buy artwork by Hanna Ekegren and donate money to the Voi project at the same time. Hanna has donated the painting,  Dancing on the edge of time. All proceeds will benefit the Voi project and the extra collection for food taking place right now. The drought in Voi has damaged much of […]

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