On November 8,it wasfinally time again for a fourweeks trip to Ghana.Wewere accompaniedfor 10 days by BeatriceRemmertand WolfgangStaschefromAWODistrict AssociationWiesbaden, to support us in the conceptualdesign of theproject. Theprogramin accordance waswell filled withmeetings and visits.
In Accra we mettheWenchiDistrictMember ofParliamentin theHouse. He gave usan interesting insight view intodevelopment of the country. Also inAccra, wewere able to visitaprivately operatedday care center. Althoughourapproach is slightly different, this encounterconfirmed thatwe are on theright track.
InWenchi, we were able to geta picture of thebuilding of theday care center andhand overtoour enjoymentaregulardonation, so that we will able to continue building.Someof the clientscould be suppliedwithrollators, wheel chairs andtoiletchairsagain.
In addition, twoactionswere launched, which will servetheeducational workamong the youth. This istolectures in schoolsandan initiative of theMethodist hospital, where theadolescent should be motivateto take care ofan oldpersonin their neighborhood.Much to ourdelight, there was the offer of our companionshipto invite one of the Wenchi workers tocometo Wiesbadenin summerthis year, so theycanlearn about thecare services forseniorshere.
Finally there wasan encounterwith a retiredphysiotherapist whorunsarehabilitation center with aworkshopinSunyaniand was delightedaboutourwork andwould like tocooperate with us.
Althoughthe new yearisalreadya few days old, wewould like towish you a happy,blessed andprosperous New Year.We especiallythank the supporterswho havehelpedusso generouslyat the beginningof this year.
We were in theNovember / December2014 inGhanaandcompleteda well-filledprogram. Adetailed report will followin late January, early February.
We want to giveat this point a pleaofWenchiMethodist Hospital:Theyyou are looking fordoctorsin the fields oforthopedics,urology andgynecology,who would be willingandinterested toworktherevoluntarily.For more information dont hesitate tocontact us.
Help oldpeopleinAfrica–wewill tell you howthis is possible
At this point we would like to express oursincerely gratitute to those who supported usinthe past2monthsso activelyandgenerouslyinouractions. Fromgamesevening,benefit concertto ourGhanaiansnackat the InternationalBegegnungsfestitwas an exhausting, butalsobeautifultime. Ourgoal, we arethusagaina gooddeal closer. Currentlywe are waiting forthemost accurate quoteforthe roof of thedaycare center. Inthe meantime,itwaspossibleagainto senda whole lot ofcare toolsto our partnersincluding7hospital bedsandwheelchairs anddiverse. Morematerialis still waitingin thewarehouse on itsconsignment. Furthermore, wewere able tomakecontacttotwopersons /organizations, whoare committed tothecare of the elderlyinAfrica, more specificallyUganda. These arefirstly theHelpfor oldpeopleinUganda, as well astheNyumbayaWazeeseniorshome, whichis managedfrom Belgium. We are excited aboutthis growth.
HelppeopleinAfrica–wewill tell you howthis is possible
On 01June 11 to 19clockagain takes placetheinternationalcultural fest. This timeunder the title: Diversity! TheBonnercultural andBegenungsfest. Weare pleased to be involvedthis yearwith our own standat the event(asNo.1 on theCathedral Square). We will presenthereour workandoffera few smallGhanaiansnacksas well as coffeeandtea. Herethedetailedflyerof Bonnwith the official program
Help oldpeopleinAfrica–wewill tell you howthis is possible
OnMay 11, 2014at 17:00theEvergreenChoirsingsforusunder the slogan“Thank you for the music“. Locationisthechurch of St.Cyprian, AdenauerAllee61, 53111Bonn(U-Bahn Juridicum). Here is thedetailedinvitation: Benefiz_Konzert_d140511
Help oldpeople in Africa–we tell youhow this is possible!
Now that theconstruction of theday care centeracceptscontours, we would like totacklethe next level andfillthe whole thing withlife: We are seekingfrom thefield of care professionals who would like to travel with us toGhana toteachcaringrelativesthere andourinstructlocal partners.The date for thetrip isscheduled forNovember 2014.Anyone who is interestedto get involved insomethingnew and exciting, pleaseregisterwith us forthe details.
On April 11from 18:00clockwill finally comebackagame night(Activity). Location isas usualtheHeinzDoerkshouse in theJoachimstr. 10-12, Bonn For Mai 11th we are planning is abenefit concertwith theEvergreenChoir. The exact dateswill be announced
Also this yearwe again hadthe opportunity, alongwith our friendsfrom associationBonn –Cape Coasttopresent ourselves atthe BonnChristmas Marketand promoteour business.Many thanks to allwho helped.
Day care center – Tagesstätte
So, finally ready to go . The construction of the day care center begins with the fabrication of the of the blocks. As wew are in Africa, the desired date September unfortunately could not be held, as it did come to some confusion regarding the property. But Lucy could solve this with plenty engagmenent and tenacity during her trip in October , In addition she was abel, to present our work to our guest, Alisa a student from Berlin. Hopefully more about that after christmas. Christie is retired now and can fully devote her work on the project. The office and warehouse is operating and has been well received . For November 2014, we want to tra to get a small group of nurses together that will accompany us to Ghana where we hope to train caring family members and/or people eho are generally interested and of course for themselves to make exciting experiences. Whoever is interested can register by mail or call for more information
Site plan House plan
Front view Back view
Impressions of the construction site and the local work
At the end of April we had our tasty benefiz buffet, where we also introduced our stone donation action:
One donates an amount and receives a symbolic stone in the form of
of toys chunk of wood. In addition, his name is written on a tile, They
will be inserted later in the day-care centre as a mosaic. The event produced a
Plus from approx. 500 euros. The good news which reached us at the same time was even more joyfully:
German Embassy in Accra will support the project within the scope their means.
Afterwards we went to Ghana to control our toilet project that the state of NRW and
Engagement Global supported.
In addition, we were finally handed over to the office and started operation
Hardly back was already the International Begegnungstag in Bonn on the program, where
we presented ourselves together with our fellow club partnership Bonn Cape Coast.
Impressions of the office for the HAA NGO und and the toilet project supported by Engagement Global GmbH and the federal state North rhine westfalia
und von der
Day care center June 2013
Again, we arewell on the way:The starting capitalisappliedanda realplanis nowdrawnas well.But thisisunfortunatelynot yet availableelectronically, sowe must be satisfiedwith the originalsketch.The first material isalreadybought, but theconstructionwill take placefrompersonal reasonsuntil afterthe school holidays.This includesimagesfromavisiertenlandandouroffice building.
Here a small impression of our toilet construction in …. You can see the excavation, substantiate, the construction of the toilet itself and the attaching the vent. And on the pictures below you can see it done. Und auf den … Continue reading →
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