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A new year

2020-01-27T10:30:08+01:0027. January 2020|

Annual report 2019 – what was, what comes and what remains? Dear Friends As a new year begins, we often aspire to change an old habit or two. Alas, in Africa custom has it, that we bid to stay the way we are. Because our uniqueness is viewed as

Our finest Gift

2020-01-27T08:46:23+01:0027. January 2020|

This week, we received the finest Christmas-gift – the gift of life. It was arguably the most heartwarming day since Kids of Africa has existed.What happened? Nina (14) has been a lively and responsible child in our village for almost all of her life. Yet this year her life was

Village birthday

2019-12-11T15:12:01+01:0028. November 2019|

Dear friendsOn the occasion of our latest village birthday party, the elders produced their own dance choreography, which they produced in front of invited guests on our sports field. They developed their own music, dance and choreography under the guidance of their popular music teacher.Summaryhttps://youtu.be/_idCF1FKn0EI recorded about 8 minutes of

A letter from Uganda

2019-04-02T14:34:02+02:002. April 2019|

Dear Friends One of our eldest girls, Aisha, who has lived at Kids of Africa for the last eleven years, recently sent me a note about a school-friend of hers, Brenda suggesting I may share it with Kids of Africa’s friends. I was deeply touched by it. I attach

Welcome Maria!

2019-02-28T15:25:42+01:0028. February 2019|

We warmly welcome Maria (3) a new child in the Kids of Africa Children's Village! A few weeks she joined the family of our experienced "Mother Peace". She was warmly welcomed by her, by her new siblings and by the whole village. Yet, it took time for her to

A time to celebrate

2018-11-09T12:54:46+01:009. November 2018|

Dear friends and supporters! Pictures sometimes say more than words. That's why I attach some picture-galleries. They are just snapshots. But they show how our kids are becoming ever more confident grown-ups! The pictures were taken at three recent occasions: 1) our Village birthday-party, 2) our  affiliated "Run for

Moving mountains

2018-10-18T07:50:56+02:0019. September 2018|

Dear friends At Kids of Africa we enjoy working with long-term volunteers. Here’s a very brief reflection from Malou after one of her first days at work. It put a smile on my face when I read it. You may enjoy it, too. Moving Mountains It was

Back to school!

2018-09-19T11:49:17+02:0019. September 2018|

Dear friends and supporters! Did you ever look forward to the first day of school after a long vacation? Of course, every child loves holidays. And so do we. But after a good long summer, our kids are longing to seeing their classmates again! And indeed, there is an

Hidden Heroes part 4

2018-07-23T10:02:28+02:0021. June 2018|

Dear friends and supporters! John, fosterling and youngest employee of our school, may be on the brink of society all his life. As a three-year-old, he fell ill with malaria. But because he was never treated, he retained permanent brain damage. His intellectual abilities are severely limited. His uncle,

Season’s greetings!

2018-07-23T10:06:35+02:0013. April 2018|

Dear friends and supporters! There’s a sense of magic every year when springtime arrives and nature blossoms. Birds are returning. Plants strengthen their roots and raise their heads. And the first rays of sunshine put a smile into our faces and warm our hearts. The natural cycles