Following please find the first insights from Niel, Senior Strategy Consultatant, supporting our projekt partner Youth Activation Initiative organisation (in short YAOI) in Malawi, Africa
Increase in effectiveness
Integration starts from two sides.
We will never be able to prevent refugees. As long as power, money and greed rule the world, there will be people who suffer. But these people can become friends. And there is nothing better (and easier) than getting to know new cultures, new food, or new directions in this way.
Let’s bring Pro Bono to Africa and Africa to Pro Bono volunteering
"I want to say that for me, this is a very humbling affair. I am deeply humbled by this great honor of being elected as representative of Africa Continent at the Global Council of the Global Pro Bono Network." said Mamerito Ssenfuma, Regional Coordinator Africa at AMAIDI
How was it back then? How is it today?
This is Ghana- for you!
My goal is that when I go back to Germany, I could do my part to make the quality in the workshop at least a little bit better. In a Western world view! But lesson one: "This is Ghana."
2017- ayekoo! – Well done!
The NGO "Soccer for Change" is founded, hence you made this year the best gift for me. For me, an incredibly beautiful, exciting and above all trend-setting year comes to an end. With your help, I have been able to give our project a real foundation by establishing a nonprofit organization. Thank you!
To live more consciously, but how?
For 3-4 weeks, I keep thinking about how it will be after my return. Will I forget how it was here and what I experienced? How can I live in a good life so that I can give some of it to others who are not so well? How can I live consciously?
Africa is not a playground for disoriented youth!
Since I’ve been here, I haven’t met another volunteer who could be used here as a specialist. You meet a lot of young adult volunteers, almost all of them from Germany. 99% of them have graduated from high school and work here as teachers or in other social education institutes. Does a high school diploma qualify someone to work with traumatised children and act as a teacher? I don’t think so.
Using conservative methods that enable children to live a happy life
The good thing about the orthopedic workshop is that we have base with tools and some machines. The knowledge of how a shoe is built or a rail is adapted is there. Now comes what is difficult to put into words without sounding haughty. Because what is most lacking in our workshop is quality, …
How can I make knowledge last?
Since I am here, it is clear to me that it is my knowledge that I want to pass on. So that something can be developed based on this knowledge.
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