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…

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…

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