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Bidra till en God jul i Nakamtenga!

Jul handlar om liv, hopp och födelse, kanske rent av pånyttfödelse.
Årets Yennenga-julklapp är därför rent vatten! En förutsättning för allt liv.

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Recent visit of Dentists Without Borders to Nakamtenga

Living without dental problems in Africa often depends on two conditions: The effectiveness of the Coca-Cola distribution network (mostly it is amazingly good) and poor families' ability to increase their cash income. The more untouched by this "modern" influence, the less need to look after your teeth during childhood.

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Involving children in solidarity work

It is an unwritten principle among most humanitarian NGO:s not to persuade children to donate money. However, involving them in solidarity work is often a most gratifying task, the children learn for the future and they feel proud to be able to participate.

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Global surgery – making the cut for everyone’s right to health | The Swedish Forum for Human Rights, 2019

He says the healing process starts at the door to the hospital. It is about being seen, understood, believed, and taken seriously.
He says the healing is not done when the surgery is successfully over.
It is a process and there are so many pieces to it: Medical care, mental health but also about rule of law and democracy.
Therefore, we can all act to improve access to good health care globally.

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Here are our new classrooms!

This week saw an immaculate cleaning of the two new classrooms by the pupils of the 7th grade and likewise new 8th grade in preparation for the unloading of a dusty but finally arrived container.

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The year book is now available!

With a long weekend ahead, when all the “trick-or-treat”-children have returned home and are munching their sweets, you may enjoy a nice cup of coffee or tea together with some encouraging reading.

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Our container has finally arrived!

Logistics are always a challenge in a landlocked country. But finally, after having passed the port of Lomé in Togo and then driven on a trailer through complex customs procedures, our own container has arrived in Nakamtenga.

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Gardening, a small input for a great sustainability

Every detail is an important part of the concept of The Good Village – and therefore even small donations are invaluable. In this case, 2 400 EUR from Ollie och Elof Ericsson Stiftelse (Ollie & Elof Ericsson Foundation) means better nutrition, agricultural knowledge, secure use of scarce resources and confidence building among children.

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Interview with Sara Rösare

– The Swedish ”offentlighetsprincipen”, the Public Access to Information and Secrecy Act, is excellent but it is not worth much if the documents it grants you to see are incomprehensible.

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