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Good results at Bogesunds school

Posted on 04/09/15 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Students and teachers at Bogesundssskolan have put together a fantastic work with the yearly international evening program. The money collected has meant a great deal for people in difficult circumstances in both Voi and other parts of the world. This year’s international evening a week before Easter is no exception. The students themselves have determined […]

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Happy Easter with active days in Voi

Posted on 04/05/15 in Uncategorized, No Comments

The Selin and Franzén families had the opportunity to speak with 1o of the children in the project. Each day started with a worship service at Bogesunds House, then everyone traveled to the farm where a snack break was waiting. The children were given exercise clothing from Sweden and the football match was underway. There […]

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Work continues on the guest house

Posted on 03/10/15 in Uncategorized, No Comments

It is still too early to economically sum up the guest house’s first year, but the consensus is  that things are going well despite the tourism industry in Kenya being catastrophically bad at the moment. The guest house with a kitchen, office, and dining room is working well. And work is continuing in order to […]

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A new record for recycling receipts

Posted on 02/16/15 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Last year, the donation of recycling receipts to help the Voi project broke a new record. When the money from all the receipts were counted, we received a total of 32 603 kronor at the ICA grocery store in Ulricehamn and 3840 kronor from the ICA grocery store in  Gällstad. A total of 36 443 kronor. […]

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Important home visits and discussions

Posted on 02/10/15 in Uncategorized, No Comments

A week in Voi is over, and it included many meetings and unforgettable experiences. One of the strongest is from the Mgeno village where Geoffrey lives. He lives with his Aunt and family. Amina is preganant and is expecting her sixth child! The house they live in is dilapidated and one future project is to […]

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Colourful knitted sweaters in Voi

Posted on 01/19/15 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Mary Solvang in Södra Vånga (Blidsberg) knits lovely and warm sweaters. Not just a few, but a lot of them. And with yarn that doesn’t poke or itch. She’s sending a bunch of children’s sweaters and caps to Voi. Nicely packaged in different sizes for kids. Some might wonder if they really have a use […]

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Thank you for all your support

Posted on 12/26/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Sales on the walkway in Ulricehamn during the first and fourth week of Advent brought in approximately 18,000 kronor, and the Christmas concert in the church brought in 13,500 kronor. That brings the total collected during Advent to a total of 33,000 kronor for the children in Voi. A fantastic result! A big thank you […]

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A very meaningful Christmas

Posted on 12/19/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Don’t miss the Voi project’s activities this weekend and make Christmas extra meaningful, both for yourself and others. On Saturday between 10-16, the Voi project will be outside the KappAhl store on the walkway in Ulricehamn to sell Christmas gifts in the form of 2015 wall calendars, gift certificates for solar lights, and food packets […]

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The Voi project needs your help!

Posted on 11/11/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

During Advent, we will sell our new Voi calendar on the walkway in Ulricehamn during three dates. If we all help to sell the calendars, we can collect quite a sum for the children in Voi. Sign up in the comments section below as soon as possible, preferably now, to make it easier for the […]

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Buy a necklace from Kenya

Posted on 11/01/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

I have a few pieces of jewelry left from the last visit to Voi. They are necklaces with pearls and elephants, giraffes, and other designs in black or white made from bone. 30 kronor each – and the proceeds go to the children in Voi. Click on the photo for more detail. Mail janakethorell@gmail.com if you would like […]

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Help sell the Voi calendar

Posted on 10/29/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

We need help selling the 2015 Voi calendar! We will be in town selling the calendars during three days in Advent. Sunday 30 November, as well as Saturday 20 December, and Sunday 21 December. If you can help for a few hours during any of those days, it would be great. You can also sell […]

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Many Ulricehamn residents in Voi

Posted on 10/25/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Right now there are a large number of people from Ulricehamn i Voi. Tingsholms high school students and teachers are there, and today there will be a group from the Swedish Church. You can read about that experience at this blog (in Swedish):  http://marafiki-voi.bloggplatsen.se/  This past week has also seen a big group of pastors […]

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