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Invitation to a press conference: African morning on Wednesday May 4th at 9:30 a.m.

Celebrate with us! Students of a newly built high school have finished their first trimester. A successful development project of the Czech Republic and Slovakia in Kenya. How is the school doing without canes, grades, uniforms and with a respectful approach to students?
Read more 27. 4. 2016 |

      
        

Internet project Givt – click and help

It has been exactly 14 months since Givt exists and non-profit institutions were already supported by an amount of over 250 000 CZK. You can choose out of 339 e-shops, for instance Zoot, Baťa, Dáme jídlo, Čedok, Tescoma, Tchibo, Dormeo etc. You are shopping and Givt is sending money to non-profitable organisations. You do not pay any extra money and support those who you like. You can also support Centrum Narovinu by your purchase. Thank you.

      
        

Celebrate with us! April special offer to support the project Island of Hope.

On 8th of April a holiday started for high school students from the Island of Hope, who successfully completed the first school trimester. And what if we celebrate it with a good cup of fair coffee or tea from Kenya? We have prepared a special offer for April – a box with coffee and soapstone statuette for 320, - CZK or a box with tea for 290, - CZK. Earnings supports the development of the Island of Hope.
Read more 11. 4. 2016 |

      
        

Energy of a calendar full of strong children's stories – April

My world – my energy, such is the subtitle of the calendar of the Europe Easy Energy Company for the year 2016. It is dedicated to twelve children of Kenya, whose education is sponsored by the company through our organization. We bring the fourth April story of Stanley.
Read more 4. 4. 2016 |

      
        

We build a high school in Kenya (update: added 19 new photos)

We build a high school in our community center Island of Hope on Rusinga Island by the Lake Victoria in Kenya. The project is supported by Slovakaid. In the first phase, which should last until mid-January 2016, a building with two classrooms, a laboratory for special subjects (physics, chemistry and biology), one dormitory for boys, one dormitory for girls and an administrative building with offices and a staff room will be built.

      
        

Energy of a calendar full of strong children's stories – March

My world – my energy, such is the subtitle of the calendar of the Europe Easy Energy Company for the year 2016. It is dedicated to twelve children of Kenya, whose education is sponsored by the company through our organization. We bring the third March story of Steven.
Read more 15. 3. 2016 |

      
        

May 12 – The Semafor theatre for Centrum Narovinu

A benefit performance: Semafor is green. Jiří Suchý, Jitka Molavcová and others. Thursday 12th of May from 7 pm. 100% of earnings will support the community center Island of Hope on Rusinga Island in Kenya.

      
        

Bulletin – February 2016 (printed version for download)

The Semafor theatre for Centrum Narovinu * Story from health insurance: Tungiasis – a typical disease of tropical and subtropical areas * Collection of the project “The Island of Hope” to complete kitchen with a dining room for 500 children from the Island of Hope on Rusinga Island in Kenya * The Club of Friends of Adoption supported Jackline Akinyi Ogunu * News from the community center Island of Hope on Rusinga Island * Stories of Adoptive Parents: Travelling to Kenya to meet the adopted children
Read more 26. 2. 2016 |

      
        

Stories of Adoptive Parents: Travelling to Kenya to meet the adopted children

In 2015, we decided to adopt 5-year old Rose from Rusinga Island. We had been planning to visit equatorial Africa for quite some time, but only after we had adopted Rose, our plans became more concrete. In the past, we had adopted a different girl from India through the project of long-distance adoption organized by another charitable organization. When she grew up and didn´t need our help anymore, we decided to join in the project of adoption organized by Center Narovinu.

      
        

Thank you in advance for your 2%!

Just as last year we would like to apply for 2% of your taxes, that only you decide about. Thank you, we do need them. Within the scope of the development support of the Slovak Republic, we managed to obtain a grant of 280,000 € for a construction of a boarding school at the Rusinga Island of the lake Victoria in western Kenya. Our own participation equals to 10%, which means that we have to secure over 30,000€ from our own sources.
Read more 21. 2. 2016 |

      
        

Energy of a calendar full of strong children's stories – February

My world – my energy, such is the subtitle of the calendar of the Europe Easy Energy Company for the year 2016. It is dedicated to twelve children of Kenya, whose education is sponsored by the company through our organization. We bring the second February story of Queenvel.
Read more 17. 2. 2016 |

      
        

Fundraiser

Centrum Narovinu, o.p.s., dealing with international development cooperation with Africa and global development education (Adoption of African children – long distance help project, development projects in education and health sectors in Kenya, project of programs of global development education and awareness not only in schools, fair shop), is looking for fundraiser and financial manager in one person.
Read more 16. 2. 2016 |

      
        

Fundraiser and financial manager

Centrum Narovinu, o.p.s., dealing with international development cooperation with Africa and global development education (Adoption of African children – long distance help project, development projects in education and health sectors in Kenya, project of programs of global development education and awareness not only in schools, fair shop), is looking for fundraiser and financial manager in one person.
Read more 15. 1. 2016 |

      
        

A director of the high school of Centrum Narovinu in Kenya Philip Odero Ouya arrived to Prague at the invitation of our partner school

Philip Odero Obuya, the director of the High School from Rusinga Island, which is prepared by Centrum Narovinu to be opened in February 2016, arrived to Prague. He is here thanks to the partner school Park Lane, which supports the project, and Philip is now gaining experinece with modern teaching methods.

      
        

Collection of the project “The Island of Hope” to complete kitchen with a dining room for already 500 children from the Island of Hope on Rusinga Island in Kenya

The project of “The Island of Hope” is home for 80 orphans and 320 other children from the poorest and neediest families of the small island in the middle of Lake Victoria, who attend the kindergarten and school here every day. Since February 2016 there will be students from a new high school which is just built as well.

      
        

Fair Trade E-Shop

Steatitic products, coffee and tea from Kenya, vouchers and packets – all this you can buy during year through our e-shop. All products are bought directly from Kenya’s producers and brought to our e-shop without any mediators. 100% of incomes will support children from Kenya’s comunity centre Island of hope. Thank you for your support.

      
        

Adoption of African children – Distant Help Project

Does the project help only to individual children or also to whole families and communities? Check the interviews with young people who went through our programme... Did the project change their lives? Did the project help them to follow their dreams? Was the project valuable for them?

      
        

Energy of Calendar full of Powerfull (Emotional) Children´s Stories

My world – My Energy...this is a subtitle of the Europe Easy Energy company´s calendar for 2016. The calendar is dedicated to the 12 children from Kenya who are sponsored by the company through our organization. Here is the first story from January - story of small Gilack. We will bring you a new story every month.
Read more 18. 12. 2015 |

      
        

Extra payments for children in the program of long-distance adoption

Children in the program of long-distance adoption and their families go through many  challenging life situations and they often write about them in the letters for the adoptive parents. If they are facing a very urgent problem, they usually directly contact the child´s coordinator and ask for advice.

      
        

Administrative assistant of the project of long-distance help "Adoption of African children"

Center Narovinu, o.p.s., which deals with foreign development cooperation in Africa and global development education (Adoption of African children – project of long-distance help, development projects in the area of schooling and medical care in Kenya, programs of global development education and raising of public awareness at schools and other places), is looking for an administrative assistant – especially for the development project of long-distance help "Adoption of African children".
Read more 12. 11. 2015 |

      
        

Please vote for our project in Kenya

Give us your vote! Up till the 22nd of November 2015 you can support our project of health clinic in the community centre Island of Hope on Rusinga Island by voting for us.  We are applying for a financial gift from a Kenyan organization M-PESA foundation and we plan to use the money to buy necessary medicine. The project that gets the most votes in a selected region wins the project.
Read more 11. 11. 2015 |

      
        

Bulletin – October 2015 (printed version for download)

New Boarding High School in the Community Centre Island of Hope * Story from health insurance * Club of Friends of the adoption * New Children in the Program of Long Distance Adoption * Partnership of Czech and Kenyan schools * Gift packs of Centre Narovinu * Gift certificates “Pass it on!”
Read more 4. 11. 2015 |

      
        

Support Centrum Narovinu on GIVT.cz

Did you know that by buying in your favorite e-shops you can support our organization? Shop through GIVT.cz on e.g. zoot.cz, kasa.cz or damejidlo.cz and a part of your expenses will go to our support center. And what is the best? You will not pay anything extra! Thank you for your support.

      
        

Gift packs of Centrum Narovinu

Do you want to donate your employees, business partners or beloved ones gifts they will enjoy and also support projects in Kenya? Give the gift packs of Centrum Narovinu. 100% of income directly supports children from the Island of Hope on Rusinga Island in Kenya.

      
        

The journey to my adoptive daughter Diana in Kenya

When Lenka Čapková asked me to write an article for the bulletin of Centre Narovinu about my journey to Kenya I didn't know how to write it. I thought that nobody would care which places I visited and what my feelings were. In Kenya I was keeping a travel diary and so I got the idea to write about the children and schools which I had seen.
Read more 9. 8. 2015 |

      
        

The interview with Ken Okongo

The interview with Ken Okongo, Head of Centrum Narovinu in Kenya, given during his visit to the Czech Republic in June. As we promised in our e-bulletin June issue, here is the full version of our interview with Ken Okongo, Head of Centrum Narovinu in Kenya, given during his visit to the Czech Republic in June.
Read more 9. 8. 2015 |

      
        

Narovinu Africa fest – 20th anniversary of Center Narovinu

In June, Center Narovinu celebrated its 20th anniversary by organizing a 2-day multicultural festival with a really rich program. Once again, we would like to thank all the organizations for their workshops and participation in discussions and the performers who made the atmosphere pleasant with their multicultural performances and workshops- they all supported us and our festival for free.

      
        

The European Year for Development

This is our world, our dignity, our future… The European Year for Development is not only a year for the international development community but a year for each and every one of us! Together we can make a difference to eradicate poverty and reach out to those who need it most.
Read more 5. 8. 2015 |

      
        

Collection of things for Kenya

By the end of August, a container will be sent to Kenya with a collection of things for the community center Island of Hope. We collect especially those things that can be brought or sent to the office of Centrum Narovinu (Sokolská 32, Prague 2, in working days from 9am to 5pm or by the agreement):
Read more 22. 7. 2015 |

      
        

Bulletin – June 2015 (printed version for download)

To whom the Club of Friends of adoption has helped in the second trimester of 2015? * Interview with Ken Okongo – Director of Narovinu Centre in Kenya, at the occasion of his visit in the Czech Republic * Medical cover through the eyes of its founder in Kenya * Meeting of Czech and Kenyan coordinators * Two teachers from Kenya visited a parter school in Dačice
Read more 15. 7. 2015 |