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New newsletter about Voi

Posted on 06/02/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

A new newsletter was introduced just today. We would like to distribute information about the work in Voi in a more structured way than before. The newsletter (in Swedish) can be downloaded from the homepage, but you can also get it through e-mail in the future if you want. Read it – and share it!

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A hope that never dies

Posted on 05/23/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Today’s STT newspaper includes a nice article about Sofia Johansson and her involvement with the Voi project. You can find the article here (in Swedish) http://www.stthuset.com/ Or click on the picture to the right… There is hope. Together we make a difference. You can get involved too!

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Voi silver pendant for sale

Posted on 05/21/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

The beautiful silver pendants designed by Eva Orrbeck have been sold out for a while, or so we thought. But seven more pieces are available now. They sell for 175 kronor each. A very nice present for students – and all proceeds go to the orphaned children. Read more

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Construction page updated with new pictures

Posted on 05/17/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Check out: http://voi-ulricehamn.se/farmen/folj-bygget-pa-farmen/

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Regina has a beautiful smile

Posted on 05/17/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Many children face hard times in Voi, many more than the 40 orphans in the Voi project. Despite the difficulties, many of the children smile easily and often. Regina is only one example. She is 11 years old and is in third grade. She lives with her little brother Evans who is eight years old […]

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Next to last day…

Posted on 05/16/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

…this time. The ladies have been actively working on the same tasks as before. Micaela and Jennie in the preschool och Jennifer at the office together with Lydia. By updating the memory books, Jennifer is probably the one who knows the most about each child’s current situation. During the afternoon, we also conducted a home […]

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Voi on Swedish Radio

Posted on 05/16/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Sarit Monastyrski will interview student Jennifer Rosell och teacher Helena Rask from Tingsholm high school about their time in Voi on Friday morning at 6:45 a.m. on P4 Sjuhärad Swedish Radio, 102,9.

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Preschool at Bogesunds House

Posted on 05/14/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

The preschool at Bogesunds House has started again after the holiday. There are currently 17 students in the younger class and 23 in the older class, but it can vary at times. This semester means extra fun for the children since Micaela Abelsson and Jennie Somssich from Tingsholm high school are there together with teacher […]

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Appreciated coloring book

Posted on 05/13/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

It is almost a requirement to visit Joshua when you find yourself in Voi… Today, I visited with students and teachers from Tingsholm high school. They gave him a coloring book and pencils, among other things. Very appreciated – Joshua began coloring immediately and we lost his attention… We also took a look at Joshua’s […]

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A hen house for 150 chickens

Posted on 05/11/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

A new addition to the farm is nearly complete – a hen house. It was built last week and now the chickens are waiting to be bought. Manase has considered buying 150 of them. It might not happen before the rain period is over so the chickens can cope with the damp and the cold […]

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Light has arrived on the farm

Posted on 05/10/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Not completely, but the guards now have lights in their little house on the farm. The solution is a little solar panel on the roof with an LED-lamp that traveled along with luggage from Ulricehamn. The lamp is movable and can also function as a portable flashlight. The lamp is a test that might even […]

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Construction report from the farm

Posted on 05/09/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

15-20 men are working daily on construction at the farm. The bottom piece for the second floor will be poured, the kitchen walls are starting to take shape, and the floor for the dining room is finished. The septic tank area is also being dug out, approximately 10 x 4 meters – and 15 meters deep. […]

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