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Christmas present

November 30, 2014

Are you looking for a Christmas present?

Do you have no clue what you could wish for Christmas? Or are you still looking for a suitable present for your beloved ones?

 

We have the perfect idea for you!

 

Why don’t you wish school uniforms for two Kenyan students with a poor background? With only 30 Swiss Francs you can donate a uniform for two students from the primary school „Milele Education Centre“ in Mombasa for the next school year. The uniform set will include a shirt, a short/skirt, socks and shoes. Please help us to make a present to children who are really in need.

 

Send us an email with your contact information using the subject “Christmas Present” to foreverkidskenya@hotmail.com and tell us how many students you would like to make a present to (or the amount you would like to spend).

 

If you would like to donate this money in the name of someone, please indicate the name of this person and your own name and we will issue a Christmas present certificate for you.

 

Thank you very much for your generosity!

 

Your Forever Kids Kenya team

The 100 talents of Nord-West Switzerland

November 28, 2014

Our President Nadja Kaufmann is among the 100 talents of Northwest-Switzerland!

“Nordwestschweiz” nominated 100 personalities under 30 years in the fields of politics, social care, economics, science, culture and sports. In today’s enclosure of the “Nordwestschweiz” (Aargauer Zeitung, Solothurner Zeitung, etc.) the 100 talents are introduced.

 

On Wednesday the talents of the generation Y got together in the Aarauer Telli to celebrate their nomination. Due to the fact that our president is in Mombasa at the moment, Sandra Senn, Kate and Pia Kaufmann had the honor to represent her at the event.

Here you can find the link to the online-report:

http://www.aargauerzeitung.ch/schweiz/das-sind-die-100-talente-der-nordwestschweiz-128606301

Our first volunteer

November 15, 2014

The whole Forever Kids Kenya team would like to thank Rahel for her very valuable engagement as a volunteer at our partner school „Milele Education Centre“. During the last seven weeks, Rahel has taken over various lessons, did handicrafts with the kids and introduced many new ideas to the school. For her great commitment we would like to thank Rahel from the bottom of our hearts.

Pictures can be found on our Facebook page.

First organizational visit at our partner school in Mombasa

October 31, 2014

What a feeling! 


Words can not describe what we've experienced the last 2 days with our partner school Milele Education Centre. The kids and teachers are amazing and we had a very warm welcome. The Forever Kids Kenya team and it's friends, who accompanied us, want to thank them from the botton of our hearts for the wonderful time. We miss them already and they will remain in our hearts forever.

Asante sana!

The pictures of our visit can be found on our Facebook page.

Precious Vision Care Centre becomes Milele Education Centre

October 12, 2014

After founding our school „Precious Vision Care Centre“ in 2013 we have today a little change of our name: the new name of our school is “Milele Education Centre” .With the change from „Care Centre“ to „Education Centre“ we are focusing more on education. It runs at the same place, in the same building and with the same kids! With this new name we are looking forward to the third and last term of the year.

Acting for a good cause

October 7, 2014

On June 25 and June 26, 2014 a school theater took place with the graduating class in St. Gallen. The profit was collected for the final trip of the class and a generous part of it was given to Forever Kids Kenya for the "encouragement of education in other countries". Under the motto "from students to students". A grand thank you for the support of the teenagers from Class 6 and their class teacher Sidonia Zwyssig!

The Forever Kids Kenya Family is growing!

August 7, 2014

Our team is receiving further support. In order to compensate the expatriation of two members, as well as future travel plans of other members, Forever Kids Kenya was looking for an addition to our team. In Sibylle Frei we found the perfect match for our association. Sibylle was able to acquire several years of working experience in a travel agency and already got to know our school in Mombasa personally during a visit in January 2014. With immediate effect, she will become part of our communications team and will regularly update you with exciting contributions. We would like to thank Sibylle for her commitment and are welcoming her warmly in our team.

Our President residing in Mombasa and students' medical check ups

August 3, 2014

Our president Nadja Kaufmann decided to move to Kenya for an unknown period of time. Since mid-July she is now supporting the school management of our slum school in Mombasa voluntarily with administrative tasks. Nadja sends greetings to all the sponsors and friends of Forever Kids Kenya and created a small video on the occasion of a students’ medical check-up at our school.

 

You can find the video here.

The party pictures are here!

June 14, 2014

Finally the safari pictures came out of the photo lab and are ready to be glued into the party album. Let's once again reminisce together about the great party experience. Thanks to all the party tigers for showing up and for your great support. Which pictures is your favorite party animal shot?

All the pictures can be found on our Facebook page.

Guerilla knitting

April 18, 2014

They produced a colourful atmosphere during the long and grey Swiss winter – now the knitting pieces are being removed from the trees of Berikon village. Tomorrow’s closing ceremony of this guerrilla knitting initiative at „Berimärt“ in Berikon (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) is a unique opportunity to secure a colourful piece as a souvenir. At 3 p.m. the final tombola will take place in the presence of our president. Besides being “lady lucky”, Nadja will also present the activities of Forever Kids Kenya and will accept a generous donation by the organizers for our slum school in Kenya. We would like to thank the initiator Sylvia Huber as well as all involved parties for their generous support!

Your Forever Kids Kenya team

 

For more information about guerilla knitting in Berikon, please consult the following newspaper article (in German):

http://www.aargauerzeitung.ch/aargau/freiamt/116-baeume-werden-in-berikon-mit-bunten-wollkleidchen-zur-kunstgalerie-127313056

The new school books are here!

February 26, 2014

In December we were asking for your support in purchasing new schoolbooks for our Kenyan slum school. The positive responses and amount of donations we received, surpassed our highest expectations. We were able to collect a total of 2845 Swiss Francs for new books. In the meantime, our local project manager and director of the school purchased the needed material in a local bookstore. The school personnel helped to wrap the new books in protective sheet in order to increase the resistance of the books. Due to your generosity, the students of the Precious Vision Care Centre were able to start the new school year with new up-to-date material. Thank you very much for helping us to enhance the quality of the learning environment for our students!

Your Forever Kids Kenya team

More pictures can be found on our Facebook page.

Our president in the most famous swiss people magazine

January 13, 2014

Today a double-sided article about Nadja Kaufmann, the president of our organization, has been released in the people magazine „Schweizer Illustrierte“. Just after the presentation of this year's Swiss Award winners, Nadja is sharing her toughts on page 30/31 about true love, her most recent journey to Kenya and our slum school in Mombasa. If you read the article online, you are rewarded with an additional video clip with moving pictures from everyday school life (from 2:53 onwards). Do not miss on this opportunity to find out more about our school project!

Print edition: Available for one week at your Swiss newspaper stand from today on.

Online editions with video clip:

Schweizer Illustrierte:

https://www.schweizer-illustrierte.ch/lifestyle/was-zaehlt-ist-wie-man-einander-liebt

Blick online:

http://www.blick.ch/news/publireportage-swiss-was-zaehlt-ist-wie-man-einander-liebt-id2612531.html

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