Tuesday3 pm women empowerment group Women of the village coming together to discuss how to earn their own money. The ladies do their own hand-craft, which you can buy at Toonda and at Green Orchid viewing point. If you’re interested into buying or joining, please reach out to Brenda (07 02 72 50 99/ 07Continue reading “Our weekly free program”
Our first Cultural Gala has been a big success. The parking lot was full of Boda Bodas, the surrounding villages were empty- everyone was at Toonda! We prepared Free lunch for 600 people through-out the night, set up tents for the heavy sunshine, welcomed 7 groups for a music, dance and drama competition (1st prizeContinue reading “That was our 1st Cultural Gala”
On Sunday, February 13th we’re having our first Cultural Gala at Toonda. In memory of Jonas. The competition between 7 music, dance and drama groups will start at 9am. Awarding celebration at 6pm- first price will be a cow, second two big goats, thirs one big goat! Find local food stalls, face-painting – and aContinue reading “Cultural Gala at Toonda on February 13th”
What happens if you give teens pastels first time in their life our volunteer Rita and „her kids“ played around with colors and made some lovely masks
At around ten women meet every Tuesday at Toonda to work on the latest trends. We want to empower the women with their skills in the village to obtain an independent income. You can visit them, buy their beuatiful baskets, scarfs and much more at Toonda and at the monthly Farmers Market in Fort PortalContinue reading “Our hand-craft ladies”
Together with Sam from Tooro Productions the Drama group shot their first short movie. We’Re very excited to see the edited movie soon on the big screen at our theater stage!
50 school-going kids found sponsors to start school on Monday after a two years break!!!! Thanks so much for all the support! Much love from Kyakataama!
First time our Music, Dance and Drama group attended at a Cultural Gala and without of 11 groups they made the 3rd price: a goat! The village was dancing, partying and celebrating for a week! Congratulations!!
Last Sunday we had a great workshop with musician and composer Macri Cáceres from Peru. Thank you so much for your time and effort- the participants didn’t stop making music after the workshop ended thanks Goethe-Institut Perú for your support!
Our 40 kids sponsored by German godmothers and godfathers are super excited to go back to school! After two years rather working on the fields at their parents home, they’re looking forward to sit on the bench again and study hard. January 10th is the magic date when schools will finally open! Today we metContinue reading “Happy Holidays from Smart Kyakataama”