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Interview with Jakob Trollbäck

There is a publically not so well known connection between the recently initiated building of new latrines in Nakamtenga and Mr Bean.

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New funding for much needed latrines

Please contemplate the picture. It shows one of civilization’s greatest achievements: The clean toilet.

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New support for added solar energy

When the sun sets in the Sahel, it gets d-a-r-k! Early. Many everyday activities we take for granted is almost impossible when one, like most families in Nakamtenga, does not have electricity at home. How can you charge your cell phone, do your homework from school, clean the dishes etc....?

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Scaling up the "The Good Village" concept

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The small steps towards change feel so trivial compared to the larger questions of eradicating global poverty, hunger and injustice. But I am convinced that the trick is to just start.

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Summary 2018

The year ended in a fantastic way: in December 2018, Dr Denis Mukwege was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work against sexual violence. He has been a mentor to Yennenga Progress ever since we were founded in 2006.

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