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18 stories of supported children

» 1. Story of a supported child: Introducing Brenda » 2. Story of a supported child: Introducing Wendy » 3. Story of a supported child: Introducing Bonface » 4. Story of a supported child: Introducing Audrey
Read more 13. 5. 2021 |

      
        

16. The story of a supported child: Introducing Milka

Milka is a very clever little girl who is still surrounded by friends. The teacher will reveal what Milka enjoys most at school… Her mother will introduce you to the whole family, which she takes care of herself. You will see the area of Siaya, where the family lives and runs a farm that feeds them. Will you join too? www.CenterNarovinu.org  
Read more 13. 5. 2021 |

      
        

18 stories “Thank you for your support”

» 1. story: Introducing the founders of the Centrum Narovinu Dana and Simona » 2. story – We thank for their support: “The Narovinu Center gave me two things. Son Peter and love for African stories, thank you. And I wish us all good end stories.”
Read more 13. 4. 2021 |

      
        

15. There are various ways to support the education of children in Kenya. One of the possibilities is a collection of sports, art, educational and school aids or books in English.

Thank you for your support to all schools, libraries, institutions, companies and individuals for the wonderful cooperation last year. In the Island of Hope, everything had to be thoroughly sorted according to the age of the children… And then they could start reading and painting beautiful pictures. Will you join too? www.CenterNarovinu.org  
Read more 13. 4. 2021 |

      
        

15. The story of a supported child and an adoptive parent: Introducing Wiclif and thanking the adoptive parents for their 18-year story

“We've been watching Wiclif since he was a little boy who grew up to be a handsome young man with a college degree. He often mentioned that he wanted to do something to help others. I believe he will succeed. We thank him for being able to share joy and worry with him, we thank him for being able to be here for him, for being here with us despite the distance between the two continents. We also thank the Centrum Narovinu for their help, which is meaningful and beneficial for the gradual comparison of differences between people.”

      
        

School structure changes since January 2021 concerning children in the Distance Adoption program in Kenya

In January 2021 Kenyan government decided that all kids will get back to school and therefore the government made a plan of how to catch up “lost year 2020” in two years, 2021 and 2022. In order to do so, they have changed the school year from traditional three terms to four terms. Most of the kids will attend school more weeks and they will have shorter vacations. Some students in final classes have to do final exams followed by longer vacations. Those students will continue to have just 3 school terms, but with different starting dates of terms.
Read more 27. 3. 2021 |

      
        

14. The story of a supported child and an adoptive parent: Introducing Ljuben and Diana and thanking for the shared stories

“The last year of Diana's studies became a bit more complicated, not only for her, but in the end everything turned out well and Diana graduated happily and even has a job offer. And I, her adoptive father, am also overjoyed to bring her to the finish line. We will continue to keep in touch and Diana can still count on my help in case of emergency, she will continue to be my beloved adoptive daughter. And I will follow her footsteps in life as long as I am alive.” Ljuben

      
        

13. The Story of a Supported Child: Introducing Riki and many thanks to adoptive parents for their joint journey since the beginning of the project in 2002

“First he sent us cute pictures from his life and the letters were written instead of him by a coordinator from Kenya. From the first grade, he learned English and began writing the first letters. Riki's English was getting better and better, and we could use his letters to get a picture of his family's difficult life and the current situation in Kenya. We were all happier that we were able to support Riki even outside the regular payments. I consider the possibility of supplementary health insurance, which repeatedly helped Riki when he got malaria, to be very important.

      
        

12. The story of a supported child and an adoptive family: Introducing Preslyne and thanking the adoptive mother very much for a shared story

Today, Preslyne is a young, pretty, ambitious girl with progressive views on the position of women in society, on the issue of practicing circumcision or forced marriages of minor brides. She is studying pedagogy at Kennyatta University and her ambition is to set an good example for her community. As a future teacher, she wants to educate children who will raise Kenya to a higher level in the future. She makes us, the adoptive parents, very happy with her exemplary diligence, because if I can quote her own words: "Education is the key to our life success".

      
        

11. The Story of a Supported Child: Introducing Brian

Thanks to the support of the adoptive parent, Brian graduated from the Island of Hope Elementary and Secondary School. He finished high school as our best student with an A- result. In order to start studying at university and have all the necessary expenses covered, he also organized a fundraising collection in Kenya last autumn. He rented a small room near the university and is studying at his dream university. Brian's medallion, after high school, was also published in last year's bulletin.

      
        

Bulletin – February 2021 (printed version for download)

We are celebrating the 18th birthday of the long-distance adoption of African children through beautiful stories * Who makes up the Narovinu Center team? We present volunteers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia * Club of Friends of Adoption * We present new reinforcements in the Prague office * Extra payments for children in 2020 * Adopt a teacher * Education is the key to our life succes * How I led Diana to the goal * Health insurance * Thanks for support to Czech schools * News from the charity shop 2020
Read more 26. 2. 2021 |

      
        

11th story THANK YOU for your support: You can support the education of children in Kenya in various ways. Another option is to support quality teachers.

We introduced several adoptive parents, volunteers who dedicate their free time to the project administration, artists who support us at events or companies that donate part of their earnings to support education… Another option is to support quality teachers. We thank the company OpenWise Solutions, which supports the operation of the computer room, IT teachers and the quality connection of the Island of Hope.
Read more 20. 2. 2021 |

      
        

10th Story THANK YOU for your support: Thanks for the support and beautiful video to Slovak youtuber Peter Expl0ited

We appreciate that we have adoptive parents across all generations… Thanks for the support and beautiful video to Slovak youtuber Peter Expl0ited. Will you join too? www.CenterNarovinu.org
Read more 18. 2. 2021 |

      
        

10th The Story of a Supported Child: Introducing Collins

Collins is a very nice young man who will tell you what helps him when he is sad… He will introduce you to the whole family, take you around the house and to the university where he studies business. He has known his adoptive parent from photos and letters since primary school and he would very much like to meet him in person. According to Collins' mother, the adoption program was a great benefit for the family, but it helps the most in college, where tuition is really high. The adoptive parent received the traditional name Biáhá from a Kenyan family.
Read more 18. 2. 2021 |

      
        

9th The story of a supported child and an adoptive family: Two families, two daughters, two continents, two different cultures… And one common path to education.

The adoptive family began supporting Maureen in 2002, when she have attended a primary school. They accompanied her in education until 2020, when she graduated in the University of Nairobi with a degree in journalism and media studies.

      
        

8. The Story of a Supported Child: Introducing Irene

Irene has been in contact with the adoptive parent since kindergarten, when he started supporting her. She knows the names of the whole adoptive family and is very happy to view all the photos received. She is currently studying at the Island of Hope High School and in the article you will find out what her best friends say about her. Irene lives by The Lake Victoria, where she goes for water. Try at home what it's like to wear a 10 liter barrel of water on your head… And you can handle it like Irene without holding? At the end of the video will teach you to prepare a typical Kenyan food ugali, bon apetite. Will you join too? www.CenterNarovinu.org
Read more 13. 2. 2021 |

      
        

2. Story of a supported child: Introducing Wendy

Wendy goes to our Island of Hope Kindergarten. The kindergarten uses the Montessori teaching method, see what tools and teaching aids children use in kindergarten. The whole family will be introduced to you by Wendy´s dad, who makes a living as a fisherman. And don't miss the end of the video, Wendy loves to sing and dance. We keep our fingers crossed for Wendy to achieve the highest possible education… Will you join too? www.CenterNarovinu.org
Read more 21. 1. 2021 |

      
        

3. story THANK YOU for your support: In 2006, the Semafor Theater adopted a little girl named Ashley Wambui and brought her to adulthood…

With their help, she graduated not only from the whole elementary school, but also from high school. Thank you, we are looking forward to further joint projects and we wish you (hopefully soon) a full auditorium of satisfied spectators again. www.semafor.cz Will you join too? www.CenterNarovinu.org

      
        

4. story THANK YOU for your support: Two amazing women, beautiful products whose sales support the education of children in Kenya

“Under the KAWAK brand, I recycle coffee bags, making bags, backpacks and decorations. From the beginning, I wanted to set up the project so that part of the earnings would support the non-profit sector, and I was looking for a project related to the areas where coffee is grown.  The Narovinu Center appealed to me with its targeted help, personal contacts directly in Kenya and also the enthusiasm they put into the community center project.” Věra Severinová www.kawak.cz

      
        

8th story THANK YOU for your support: Our organization works in Kenya on the same principle, where we are assisted by 18 volunteer teams from different parts of Kenya…

They are in charge of communicating with children in the Long Distance Adoption program, distributing letters and packages from adoptive parents, extrapayments and distribution of food for children and families, coordination of communication with partner schools, organization of meetings in communities or assistance with the Island of Hope project.
Read more 19. 1. 2021 |

      
        

7th story THANK YOU for your support: All our volunteers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

All our volunteers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia who help us organize charity events, Fair Trade sales stands, workshops for children, go to help the Island of Hope in Kenya, invent new projects and events with us, translate, they do proofreading, IT support and are also in charge of children in the Distance Adoption program and communication with adoptive parents… Thank you, you are our great support. We really appreciate this cooperation, we wouldn't be able to do it without you. Will you join too? www.CenterNarovinu.org
Read more 19. 1. 2021 |

      
        

The education of children in Kenya is supported by students, teachers and whole schools… One of them is Kladruby Elementary School

"Our school has been supporting the LONG distance adoption project since 2007, when we adopted little Muthina from Kenya. We get funding for the adoption by selling pupils' products, the stand with our Christmas and Easter decorations is regularly in our markets in the town. Muthina is an adult girl, as well as like some former students…

      
        

5. Story THANK YOU for your support: Papis Nyass is a drummer, dancer and composer of West African music…

He was born in The Gambia, but has lived in Prague since 1996 and supports us with performances and workshops. "I support the Centrum Narovinu because I know how rare and important their work is. Promoting education is the best investment in children in Africa. ❤️ Having a good education is the basis of life. I was born there and I know that African children do not have it easy, so I support the songs." www.afro-drum-dance.cz/papis-nyass.html
Read more 16. 1. 2021 |

      
        

7. Story of a supported child: Introducing George

George will show you how the teaching takes place in the 8th grade of the Island of Hope. He doesn't speak Swahili very well at school. His parents died, so his grandmother and grandfather take care of him. When George is home, he helps his grandparents burn coal and also sew clothes. his grandfather is very grateful for the support that the boy receives within the long distance adoption program… Will you join too? www.CenterNarovinu.org
Read more 16. 1. 2021 |

      
        

6. Story of a supported child: Introducing Regina

Regina attends the Island of Hope Elementary School. Her parents moved to Tanzania, so the little girl lives in the Island of Hope, in her free time her uncle supervises her and goes to her parents during the holidays. Regina is in regular contact with her family, who supports her, exchange letters, photos and share their experiences. They really wish that they would meet in person in Kenya one day… Will you join too? www.CenterNarovinu.org
Read more 16. 1. 2021 |

      
        

5. Story of a supported child: Introducing Nelly

Nelly Melelo has been in the adoption program since 2008, when she started attending primary school. With the help of an adoptive parent, she graduated from the University of Nairobi this year with a degree in statistics. Nelly is 24 and lives with her parents and siblings in a traditional Maasai village. Supporting education makes sense, and Nelly is another beautiful example of the program helping specific children, but also changing the lives of entire families and communities… Will you join too? www.CenterNarovinu.org

      
        

4. Story of a supported child: Introducing Audrey

Audrey studies and lives in Mombasa. The video introduces us to a whole family of 10, you take a look at the school and their house and learn what it means to have a "family business". Audrey is in regular contact with her adoptive parent, and the photos she received adorn the walls of their house. Will you join too? www.CenterNarovinu.org
Read more 15. 1. 2021 |

      
        

3. Story of a supported child: Introducing Bonface

Bonface goes to our primary school of the Island of Hope and with him you can look into a gym class and a computer room. Bonface's mother has several jobs to take care of her four children… The Long Distance Adoption project helps her a lot.
Read more 15. 1. 2021 |

      
        

PF 2021

Dear adoptive parents, dear supporters and friends of the Centrum Narovinu, we wish you a peaceful rest of the year 2020 and a lot of health, joy and satisfaction in the year 2021. We really appreciate you supporting us even in this difficult time and we look forward to another year together, Your Centrum Narovinu
Read more 23. 12. 2020 |

      
        

We are celebrating the 18th birthday of Adoption of African Children with beautiful stories

The Distance Adoption project celebrated the age of majority in 2020 – beautiful eighteenths. We were preparing a celebration, but the situation was not good for the celebration… So we celebrated with beautiful online stories. Every week, since November, we have published one story of a supported child and one story “Thank you for your support.” We will introduce eighteen supported children – and we will look at the places where the families live, we will see what the schools look like, where children go, what children do in their free time and what families live on… And in eighteen stories “Thank you for your support” we will introduce you the adoptive parents, volunteers and project supporters who support this children’s education in Kenya.
Read more 23. 12. 2020 |