WHO is upendo, HOW does it work and WHAT does upendo do? upendo is an organization for the promotion of development cooperation at the municipal level in Africa, mainly in Tanzania. Project work is planned and implemented in close cooperation and coordination with representatives of the population and the government, which is ultimately responsible for…

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.

Dear members, supporters and friends of upendo, not only in Germany was the year 2020 marked by Corona – it also hit the people in Tanzania hard. It is all the more impressive that Dr. Fred Heimbach and his fellows have succeeded in completing numerous projects and moving others forward. I would like to highlight…

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.

Dear members, supporters and friends of upendo, since 2017, I have been the patron of upendo`s dedicated work. I am always thrilled how lifelike the projects of Dr. Fred Heimbach and his colleagues support the people in Tanzania. I would like to highlight one project of the past year: The Vocational Training Centre in Simanjiro…

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.

Dear members and supporters of upendo, as Dr. med. Fred Heimbach asked me if I could imagine becoming an upendo patron, I immediately pledged. Because I think the commitment of the association is unique and exemplary. Upendo shows very impressively that we can all make a difference when we do something. Carried by the idea…

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…

The women’s group from Sukoro is singing after they arrived at the ECLAT women’s center on August 19th 2018.

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…

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