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    The water tank is finished

    The water tank at the farm is finished. We decided to make it larger than planned. It is now 65,000 litres. Very soon, we will start planting grass, vegetables and fruit trees. We are employing another worker to look after the farm and goats. The water tank has been financed by ourselves, but the running

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    Silent Voices 2016

    We visited the Silent Voices at the Mwanyambo primary school this summer. It is very encouraging to see them still playing chess. The regional authorities have granted finances to extend the school. This year, the school special unit has started including disabled children. We are proud to support this school. The Special Unit has also

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    ManGo Development, Kenya

    From now, ManGo Development is also registered as a CBO (Community Based Organisation) in Kenya. This is important since it gives us recognition and transparency in what we do in Kenya. The CBO certificate is issued by the County Social Services Office. Our Certificate number in Kenya is: 39162 (Voi, Taita/Taveta). Our aim is to

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    Graduation day

    On the 5th of August, the first students at the Matokeo School received their diplomas after finishing their studies. It was a great day celebrating these women. The Kenyan KCDP project (in cooperation with the World Bank) and Josephine Mwakazi (the chairlady of Matokeo women group) presented the diplomas.

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    Kenyan ambassador visit to Stavanger

    ManGo Development had the great honour of arranging for the visit of the ambassador of Kenya to the Nordic countries when visiting Stavanger, Norway. We arranged for several meetings over five days in early May with influential institutions and corporations in the Stavanger region. In the picture from left: Vilhelm Skjærpe (ManGo Development), Kenyan ambassador

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    Goats are in the farm

    The first 13 goats are in the farm! They are strong goats picked from the knowledge of the Masaai who also heard them there. When they are not out to graze, they stay in a goat pen built the traditional way with thorn bushes. At night, they have a goat house when they sleep in

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    Water tank almost finished

    The big water tank is almost finished. It will hold 25000 liters and will bring life to the farm. We have already planted fruit trees and have harvested the first crop of corn. The elephants ate most of the groundnuts, but because they loved them so much, they left the corn alone. With the water

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    The story of Ngele

    The first goats have now been presented. Soon after the veterinary inspection, they will be ready to be transported to the farm.  The women are so enthusiastic about the progress. They are looking forward to being able to tend to their goats at the farm parallel to their lessons at the Matokeo training centre. We

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    Vanntanken bygges/Water tank in progress

    Vanntanken for farmen i Mbololo bygges nå. Allerede har vi installert en 6000 liter plastikk tank for å høste regnet. Den permanente tanken vil være på 25.000 liter. Akkurat nå har vi plantet mais, jordnøtter og gress vil bli plantet snart. Regnet har så vidt startet, men det kommer mer. Å kunne opparbeide dette tørre

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    New camera for ManGo Photo

    I høst var vi på en ukes ferie i Tyskland, og en kjær familie der donerte et fullt kamerautstyr til ManGO Photo initiativet. Vi er veldig takknemlige for gaven. Dette betyr at vår to ManGo fotografer vil ha hvert sitt kamerasett å jobbe med. Dette vil styrke deres utsikter til å etablere en virksomhet. Se fram

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