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Bulletin – October 2019 (printed version for download)

We would like to introduce our volunteers in Kenya and Czech Republic * Club of Friends of Adoption * How did the videos of the children in the long-distance adoption program turn out? * Interesting extra payments for children in the adoption program * We search for new partners in Island of Hope project, at community center Rusinga Island, Kenya * How much does education in Kenya cost? * Kenya Project at Secondary Grammar School
Read more 15. 11. 2019 |

      
        

Give your loved ones original gifts from our FairTrade Shop!

For example, soapstone elephant or hippo for luck. A gift made in Kenya by stonemasons Kisi and decorated by women from the Island of Hope will surely please everyone. Your money spent on it will support children from the Island of Hope where we return 100% of earnings.

      
        

When you have no idea what you are getting yourself into

It all started last Giving Tuesday, that is, November 27th 2018. I, a Serbian from South Africa, was part of the Student Council at my university and agreed to help set up an event for this relatively unknown NGO. They help women and children in Africa, which sounds very typical, but the reality was far from it. First of all, Africa is not a country and the founder of the NGO, Dana Feminová, does well to remind others that her project is based in Kenya.

      
        

Introducing the story of Regina

Regina's parents are old, her mother sells water and earns about 3,000 Ksh per month (about 600 CZK) for rent and food. Regina's sister is mentally disabled, and Regina has foot problems and cannot walk properly, so she uses a wheelchair. Regina studies International Relations, a four-year bachelor program, at United States International University – Africa.
Read more 27. 8. 2019 |

      
        

GIVT.cz - Turns everyday online shopping into a good deed

Add GIVT's helper to your browser on your computer or laptop, and when you visit the e-shop, it reminds you that you can help… So you will never forget to do a good deed when shopping ☺
Read more 27. 8. 2019 |

      
        

Bulletin – June 2019 (printed version for download)

We are looking for new coordinators for project of Long Distance Adoption * Who is in the team of Center Narovinu? We would like to introduce our volunteers in Kenya and Czech Republic * Introducing new support for our Prague office * We are introducing a team of Island of Hope in Czech republic and in Slovakia * Interesting extra payment for end of the studies * Health insurance helps the children * Our holiday and visit of my children in Kenya * Club of Friends of Adoption * References from school events… Thanks to all involved schools for kind meetings and we are looking forward to further cooperation
Read more 22. 6. 2019 |

      
        

Adoptive parent’s feedback

I’m really glad to help Hulda this way. I got the video with Hulda last week. We were all excited at home. It was nice to see her happy and that she appreciates education she gets. She’s really motivated and she knows that a good education means a better life for her and her family. When we watch this video, then it all makes sense to us.
Read more 6. 5. 2019 |

      
        

Adoptive parents visit supported children in Kenya

We thank to adoptive parents for their feedbacks from their journeys to Kenya families… Personal meeting and introduction with supported children and his/her family worths and brings unforgettable experiences and a new dimension to mutual communication. ☺

      
        

Visit of our adoptive daughter Metrine in Nairobi

In 2004, we began to consider the long distance adoption of a child in Africa. After searching for information on the Internet and meeting with Dana Feminova at the Center Narovinu in Prague, we adopted a girl from Kenya called Metrine Midesha, who was eight years old.15 years have passed, Metrine with our financial support completed primary and secondary school and furthermore she studied tourism management.

      
        

My trip to Kenya, October 2018

Na konci září jsem se vydala na moji již třetí cestu do Keni, a již podruhé jsem se rozhodla ji absolvovat sama. První část mé dovolené jsem se rozhodla strávit v Mombase, a to z toho důvodu, že jsem nechtěla, aby mne má Christine viděla vyčerpanou z mé práce, zkrátka jsem chtěla nabrat sil, opálit se na pláži a následně, poslední týdny s ní strávit na Rusinga Island.
Read more 28. 4. 2019 |

      
        

Annual Report Centrum Narovinu 2018

What we did and where we succeed last year? Check out our Annual Report.
Read more 26. 4. 2019 |

      
        

Thank you for supporting the education of children in Kenya. It makes sense!

Thanks to adoptive parents who have ordered short videos of their supported children, you can peek into the everyday life of families and make a better idea of what conditions children come from… This time we present the story of Huldy, who, with the support of the adoptive parent, completed the basic degree of education and is now studying in high school.

      
        

Island of Hope has a new MULTIFUNCTIONAL CAR!

Big thanks for financial support go to SlovakAid, Pojišťovna VZP a. s., DINO SCHOOLS OF PRAGUE, www.Dago.cz, TEPfactor Slapy, Mercuria Laser Game, Premium Fashion Brands  and to all individual donators from Czech republic and Slovakia…  We were able to buy a multifunctional car for needs of Island of Hope thanks to all of you. The car delivered lot of happiness to all people involved in project – it will help as medical car for urgent needs, for needs of farm and for shopping. It will take students to school events, sport games, competitions and conferences where students represent their school.

      
        

Working trip to Kenya (20.2. – 25.3. 2019)

Dana Feminova is on another working trip in Kenya and  has a very busy schedule again: meetings with the Nairobi office and sponsors, stay at Rusing Island – the Island of Hope project: appointments with the project team, …

      
        

Bulletin – February 2019 (printed version for download)

Gifts with the story from the FairTrade Shop support children from the Island of Hope in Kenya * Community Center Island of Hope can be supported by donation SMS * Who is in the team of Center Narovinu? We would like to introduce our volunteers and new support for our team in Prague * Reaction to the article When children in Kenya write letters from June * We would like to introduce our team of Island of Hope in Kenya * Health insurance and an example of an interesting extra payment * Club of Friends of Adoption * Visit of Francis in Kilingili * Project „Kenya“ at Kojetín grammar school
Read more 18. 2. 2019 |

      
        

Raising Fish to support the Orphanage

With the simple visit to Mfangano Island, last 2017, by the Cooperators and donors from Czech and Slovak Republics, created the idea of doing fish farming project in Island of Hope Community Centre on Rusinga Island. The project started last Jan. 26, 2018. Started the repairs and improvement of the existing 2 x 2 m fish cage and fabricated 6 units 6 x 6 m fish cages. Also improved the existing 2 ponds which was used initially to rear the future breeders of the Fish Hatchery.

      
        

PF 2019

Dear adoptive parents, dear supporters and friends of Centrum Narovinu, we deeply thank you that you were with us even during this year ☺ We supported together education, health care and standard of living of kids and whole families in Kenya – there study 1745 children in kinder-gardens, basic and high schools and at universities, there are over 500 children who find daily background at Island of Hope and we provided health care for 826 kids in terms of health assurance.
Read more 19. 12. 2018 |

      
        

Gifts with a story from Fair-trade shop helps children from Island of Hope in Kenya

Thank you for your huge support, all pleasant meetings with you on our events and for your interest in gifts from fair-trade shop. We appreciate that a lot. We can again support community center Island of Hope on its way to independency… We would like to share with you several contributions, we thank you and we are looking forward to next common cooperation – eg. during Easters fairs ☺
Read more 19. 12. 2018 |

      
        

Education support has a sense! Adoption of Africa kids – remote help project

Individuals, groups, families, organisations, classes or schools are involved in the project. We thank especially to one of the schools – basic school Volary – and we share received contribution. Get involved! You can be in touch with particular kid from Kenya already from January 2019 and follow his/her life and dreams.

      
        

Community center Island of Hope can be donated also by donor SMS directly from your mobile phone

Your donation will support particularly long term sustainability of community center Island of Hope which is visited by over than 500 children daily. Its part is kinder-garden, basic and boarding high school, orphanage, 24/7 health center, library with PC class and farm. There is a new fish farm at Victoria lake side too. The profit from the farm will financially support catering for children and operations of the center – health care, social and education services.
Read more 18. 12. 2018 |

      
        

Bulletin – October 2018 (printed version for download)

Fair shop - these are presents with the story * Community Center ISLAND OF HOPE can be supported by DONATION SMS * Who is in the team of Center Narovinu? We would like to introduce our volunteers and new support for our team in Nairobi * Club of Friends of Adoption * What are the typical names in Kenya * Asante sana, Africa, and sometimes see you again * Health insurance programme in the year 2017/2018 * Gifts with a story
Read more 1. 11. 2018 |

      
        

For the fourth time we prepare Christmas offer of our FairTrade shop – Gifts with story will please your family, employees or clients.

We offer gift packages in different values and designs. From smaller variants in a cellophane bag to bigger packages in paper boxes. Standard package contains fair trade coffee and tea from Kenya and a soapstone statuette that was made in manufacture on the Island of Hope.

      
        

Introducing the story of Antony

Antony Mbugua Gitau is in the 7th grade and is 12 years old. His mother died when he was still small, he now lives with his father and grandmother. Without the support of adoptive mother Sandra Antony would not be able to go to school. He likes football and skating. What does he want to be and what makes him happy? And how is the program perceived by his family? This is what Antony, grandma Rachel and father James will tell you in the video… The Adoption of African Children Program – The Long Distance Help Project has been in operation since 2002 and helped over 4,000 children with education. Join us and change one human fate!
Read more 28. 8. 2018 |

      
        

The end of 2018 is marked by beneficiary, promotional and sales events. We are looking for new possibilities of cooperation, thank you in advance for your help!

Like every year during autumn and winter, we are looking for new opportunities where we would be able to present our projects and offer the FairTrade products. We have experience with promotional, presentation and sales events, festivals and sales in shops or school fairs.
Read more 26. 8. 2018 |

      
        

Bulletin – June 2018 (printed version for download)

The fair-trade shop – presents with a story * Who is in the team of Center Narovinu? Introducing volunteers in Kenya * 10 years of health insurance! * When children in Kenya write letters * Fish cage farming of Hope Island * Examples of interesting extra payments * Club of Friends of Adoption * When there is a will, there is a way: Support of students, classes and even schools
Read more 27. 6. 2018 |

      
        

10 years of health insurance!

Again this year and for the tenth time already, adoptive parents have a chance to have their adopted children involved in the program of health insurance. We can see, that this program has been very beneficial for the children since its very start. And everyone else who would like to support health care can do so by purchasing a gift certificate for medical treatment. » Fair Trade Shop Again this year and for the tenth time already, adoptive parents have a chance to have their adopted children involved in the program of health insurance. We can see, that this program has been very beneficial for the children since its very start. And everyone else who would like to support health care can do so by purchasing a gift certificate for medical treatment. » Fair Trade Shop

      
        

French fries true story – the long-distance adoption helps entire families

This is a true story about adoption number 52223, Beatrice Mueni who is in standard two. Her adoptive parents supported her family in 2015 when her mother wrote a letter of what they were going through as a family. Thanks to the adoptive parent who gave some extra payment and I supervised the family in doing shopping.

      
        

KAWAK supports Island of Hope

KAWAK are recycled bags made of jute coffee sacks. We process “waste” from Czech coffee-roasting plants, which is also beautiful and solid material perfect for carrying things. From each bag we sell, we contribute 100,- Kč to the project Island of Hope of Center Narovinu.

      
        

GIVT.cz – click and help

Do you forget to help for free while internet shopping? Add GIVT helper to your browser and you will never forget again. Here is the link for free download of the app: givt.cz/aplikace. In April, we received another financial contribution. This time we will use it to buy medicine and medical supplies for the Island of Hope clinic on Rusinga Island.

      
        

May 23 and 30 – Seminar Volunteers for Developing Cooperation

The seminars allow the participants to get to know all necessary about problems and work in projects of developing cooperation…