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New greenhouse on the farm

Posted on 04/21/16 in Uncategorized, No Comments

The greenhouse is now set up at the guest house area in Voi. It did not take more than a few days. You do build greenhouses in Kenya to keep the warmth in, but to protect against the sun. That is why it is made of a fiberglass material on an aluminum frame. The greenhouse […]

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Mrata works at the guest house

Posted on 04/20/16 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Mrata is 20 years old och has newly finished secondary school. He is currently attending computer classes a few hours each day for a few months so he can be even more ready for the future, whether that is work or future studies. He is from a village about ten kilometers or so from Voi. […]

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Great happiness in Voi

Posted on 04/19/16 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Yesterday was a happy day for Carlos who is from a village long outside of Voi. After more than a year, she can walk again without crutches! Carlos needed to amputate a leg several years ago after she fell into a fire and burned herself severely. She has had a prosthesis for a few years […]

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Final push in the swish contest!

Posted on 04/12/16 in Uncategorized, No Comments

The end of April means the end of the Sparbanken business contest where the participating businesses and organizations will share a million kronor. During the March update, the Voi project (EFS Brunnsnäskyrkan) was in 7th place with a sum of 47 962 kronor. Why not give it one final push so more money can go to the […]

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Keep using Swish

Posted on 01/17/16 in Uncategorized, No Comments

The Voi project (listed as EFS Brunnsnäskyrkan) is in fourth place in the Sparbanken business contest, which can bring in a nice sum of cash once the contest ends in four months. Send in your suggestions and tell us how we can climb even higher in the list! Every single bit goes directly to the […]

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Sucessful Advent fundraising

Posted on 12/25/15 in Uncategorized, 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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Popular Christmas concert

Posted on 12/13/15 in Uncategorized, 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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Unbelievable number of participants

Posted on 10/22/15 in Uncategorized, 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 in Uncategorized, 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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Volunteers in Voi

Posted on 09/30/15 in Uncategorized, 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 in Uncategorized, 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 in Uncategorized, 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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