RWANDA Construction of a disabled center in Muyanza

In 2018 Come Noi decided to finance the construction of a disabled center in Muyanza. The works began in January 2018 (the old building was demolished, the walls of the new structure were erected and the roof was laid) and ended in February 2019 and in the same month the center was inaugurated. After the inauguration, the center began its activities with a training action for the families of handicapped children as well as pupils and teachers of elementary and middle school for an education to welcome and help children handicap. A Center Management Committee has been appointed headed by …

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TOGO High school construction in Afagnan Gbleta

After the rapid realization and activation of the two Afagna Gbleta and Sandale Kope wells by the members of APMED, the Togolese organization that we decided to finance, we were offered a project of a very different size and cost. It is about creating a high school for 150 students in the Afagnan Gbleta area. Currently about 300 students, male and female, attend a high school in that area but it is a shack, among other things without a toilet, where we could only store agricultural tools. It makes sense to have this kind of school in Togo because it …

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SENEGAL Vaccination project

The project includes a vaccination campaign in agreement with the local health district and the Ministry of Health. These are vaccinations against typhoid, hepatitis B, meningitis which are currently not funded by the government. The program aims to reach people in particularly poor locations and in 2019 takes place in the Fatik region. To find out about all our active projects in Senegal click here  

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KENYA The school Romamwe in the village of Ndaragwa

The Karibu Ndugu Association, was set up in 2014 by a group of young persons, mostly studets, after their first trip to Kenya. On that occasion they met Rosemary, director of the small school Romamwe, in the village of Ndaragwa, near Nyahururu, about 180 km North of Nairobi. Rosemary devotes time, effort and the spaces at her disposal to give life to a school, which rises on the land surrounding her house. In 2010 the classrooms were all in sheet metal, the small kitchen and the toilets in conditions completely inadequate to the needs of the many children who attended …

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RWANDA Nyagatare Exodus Center and professional school

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] The professional school, restructured by Come Noi, has always hosted courses for hairdressers, sewing, welding, masonry, electricity as well as literacy courses and general education. We started in 2009 to support the project for re-education, family and social reintegration, schooling and detoxification of street boys and girls. The main building, built with the financing of the Exodus association in Milan and furnished by Come Noi, hosts 45 boys and girls without families. Today the professional school is becoming more and more relevant even at the national level. The use of drugs, the small delinquency, the …

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RWANDA Basketwork in Byumba

The project has been proposed to Come Noi by Sister Odette, who intends to reactivate the school of basketry at the Mgr. Ruzindane center in Byumba. It is aimed at young orphans who cannot stay at school. Thanks to this project they can learn a job, having the possibility of self-employment and keep themselves away from the risk of drugs and prostitution. Come Noi has decided to support the project for a period of three years starting in 2016. The building where the courses will be held is under construction, in the meantime other available rooms are being used. The …

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RWANDA Clay manufacturing in Muyanza

In autumn 2016 Abbé Jean Népomuscène submitted to Come Noi the new project of clay manufacturing. The goal was to develop the management autonomy of the inhabitants of Muyanza, integrating the agricultural income of the families involved with the one coming from the commercialization of the objects produced. The initiative is part of a regional project for promoting creativity and innovation in art and domestic objects. Clay manufacturing will be used for the production of household and bathroom wares. Muyanza clay is the best in the area: the Congo imports it to build tiles. Come Noi after having analyzed the …

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RWANDA Kibirizi professional school

In 2017 Come Noi accepts a new challenge proposed by Mons.Fourissier in the field of professional training: The restructuring and maintenance of the Kibirizi professional school. The project is aimed at young people who have finished school but cannot find a job. It’s part of the current government system, which promotes the professional training of young people at risk. Our contribution should cover three years. During the first year the salaries of two teachers, a social worker and the material used for the courses have been  payed for by Come NOi. For their part, the students provide scholastic material, food …

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UGANDA Agricultural training for the women of the village of Bala

The project started in 2015 when our local contats pointed out the need to help single women with dependent or elderly children through the agricultural training. We have taken this new challenge with enthusiasm: Francesco Salvi, Giorgio Rabajoli, Father George Ogwal and Mons. Giuseppe Franzelli lead the project, thanks to the experience gained in 9 years of activity in training projects. 32 groups of 30 women each were activated, assigning a contribution of € 500 per group and a kit (iron box with three locks and three keys, notebooks and pencils for accounting). These are the activities: – meetings with …

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BRAZIL Ouro Verde “Casa Come Noi”

Casa Come Noi of Ouro Verde, managed by the “directoria” of the ACOP, was established in 1991 to give a school education to the poorest children of the surrounding area, and to provide assistance to those in pre-school age. Children come from extremely disadvantaged families and risk to waste their time on the street, when not attending lessons, with all the associated risks. They need help in studying and doing homework, so that they do not to fall behind with their studies and are not expelled from school, but they need also a food integration, which Casa Come Noi provides …

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