Holy Cross Hospice
Holy Cross Hospice Gaborone, BotswanaGabarone, Botswana. February 22th, 2010
The Holy Cross Hospice in Gaborone provides care and support to the terminally ill and patients with life limiting illnesses, orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), and their families and caregivers in Gaborone.

NameHoly Cross Hospice, Gaborone, BotswanaAimProviding care and support to the terminally ...
Kagisano Women’s shelter project / jewelry workshop
Kagisano Women's shelter projectGabarone, Botswana. February 21th, 2010
Kagisano provides shelter for abused women and supports them with vocational training. One of their projects is a paper maché jewelry workshop in Gaborone.

We visit the workshop and make a donation to provide some supplies for the handicraftproject.

NameKagisano Women's shelter project / ...
Oasis Harare, ZimbabweHarare, Zimbabwe. February 15th, 2010
Oasis works with street children in Harare, Zimbabwe giving them a brighter future and keeping them on the right track.

We support Oasis with a donation and assist in a hip hop workshop for the kids.

NameOasis, Harare, ZimbabweAimTo assist the street children of Harare: ...
Streets Ahead
Streets Ahead, Harare, ZimbabweHarare, Zimbabwe. February 15th, 2010Streets Ahead supports at risk street children in Harare by offering them emergency shelter, workshops like Capoeira, and vocational training like basket weaving and candle making.

We visit streets ahead and exchange ideas with its friendly director; we support this cause with a donation.

NameStreets ...
Terra Nova
Terra Nova, Beira, MocambiqueBeira, Mozambique. February 7th - 9th, 2010Terra Nova is a unique social business, set up by a young French woman, producing compost by recycling urban market waste in Beira, Mocambique.

We help building a shelter for the local workers at the project site, and translating for their website.

January 25-27. Goodbye Nairobi.
Our old Kayole rhythm drags us into a slow speed goodbye to Kenya. We do visit some more corporates to poll if they would be interested in sponsoring Vision Alive and the Rainbow Center.
January 23-24. Mombasa.
A very fortunate series of hitches takes us to Nairobi and from there to Mombasa, where we arrive very early in the morning, sit on a bench and gaze at the merely male, mostly Indian swimmers. We have a good time in Mombasa, eating out in a phenomenal restaurant and sleeping in a very affordable ...
January 17-22. Finishing the Rainbow.
Those are the days in which we finish the painting of the orphanage and travel back to Nairobi to talk to corporates interested in sponsoring our initiative.

We feel very welcome and are glad to see Philip again. The walls have been plastered but they need some time to dry, so the painting can't ...