Die Bauarbeiten zum neuen Handwerkerzentrum, dem ersten im Simanjiro Distrikt, konnten fristgemäß abgeschlossen werden, sodass die ersten Schüler wie geplant vor einigen Wochen ihren Unterricht zum Maurer beginnen konnten.

Die Bauarbeiten zum neuen Handwerkerzentrum, dem ersten im Simanjiro Distrikt, konnten fristgemäß abgeschlossen werden, sodass die ersten Schüler wie geplant vor einigen Wochen ihren Unterricht zum Maurer beginnen konnten.

In this newsletter, we once again report on our projects with the PAMS Foundation in the field of conflict between man and nature and on the most important events of recent times in Emboreet, such as the opening of the computer center at the secondary school and the start of construction for the new artisan…

The last project trips to Tanzania have once again shown us how much upendo and the Tanzanian partner organization ECLAT has already achieved and made a difference in recent years. In this information letter we briefly report on the most important events of August. Visit to the Prime Minister The work of ECLAT has attracted…

This newsletter focuses on the women’s work of our partner organization ECLAT: a work that can only be done by a Maasai woman who grew up in this culture and whom women trust. Cultural backgorund From a European perspective women have a difficult position in the culture of the Maasai. Traditionally, teenage girls are circumcised…

upendo information event
 The information event on April 14, 2018 was well attended. We thank our patron, Minister Herbert Reul, for his participation and his appreciative and encouraging greeting. Toima and Philomena Kiroya, heads of our Tanzanian partner organisation ECLAT, reported first-hand on the current status of the projects. Many thanks to everyone who took…

Review 2017 Also in 2017, we were able to realize all our projects as planned, although unexpected additional costs resulted again. For those who are interested, an overview of our income and expenditure in the past year is available on the home page. It also lists the organizations that have made these projects possible through…

Opening of the Seminar Center for Women
 After only five months of construction, the new seminar center for women’s work of ECLAT was opened on 5 October 2017. After all, these are five buildings: a dormitory with 30 beds, a wash and toilet house, a cafeteria with kitchen, a building with a classroom and offices,…

A new Seminar Center will Stimulate the Women’s Work of ECLAT The role of women in the Maasai Society In the Maasai people, the women live in complete dependence on their husbands` homestead (“Boma”). The Bomas are usually situated far apart, so the women have little opportunity to exchange with other women. Since most of…

In this information letter, we report on the opening of the water project in the village of Sukuro at the beginning of the year and the latest developments at the secondary school in Emboreet, our most complex project. We will report on the other projects of upendo in the coming information letters: on the work…

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