Tanja Dietzel-Borissowa

Tanja Dietzel-Borissowa is originally from Thuringia/Germany and has been visiting Uganda the first time in 2007. During her first long-term stay in Uganda, she worked at the NGO "Vision for Africa International". From the beginning, it was clear that she would like to help those in need in the north of the country. The connection to Gulu was made through a pastor from Gulu.

Tanja founded the NGO “from nobody to somebody”, and since then she meets and identifies the women and children who are to be supported. She organizes the sale of the paper beads and keeps in contact with sponsors and volunteers in German-speaking countries. She is responsible for the finances of the project in Uganda.

Christine Toka

Christine Toka is 44 years old, married, has five own children and takes care of a total of 9 children whose parents have died. Her husband works as a mechanic in Sudan and is hardly ever present. Christine was one of the first members of the "Winning Woman" group. She is the sister of the late Sarah Akot who used to lead the women’s group. Christine was unanimously elected as new head of the jewellery project. She is reliable, punctual and honest; and her enjoyment of life is contagious.

Tobias Schatz

Tobias Schatz war 2014 mehrere Monate als Voluntär bei uns. Seitdem unterstützt er uns von Deutschland aus als Online-Redakteur und kümmert sich darum, dass die Inhalte auf unserer Homepage aktuell bleiben.

Who we are and what we do

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"Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world."
(Jak. 1:27)

Our current project

With your help, the kitchen and the dormitories could be completed. Thank you so much to everyone who was there for us!

A simple community school is currently needed. Not all children in the surrounding villages can attend our school because the distances are too great and the paths too dangerous. Again and again you can encounter elephants, buffalos or other animals that cross to the Nile to drink water. For this reason we decided to build a primary school with four classrooms in one of the villages so that all children can go to school.

Such a building with four classrooms costs about 12,000 euros. A lot of thanks to a generous donation from Denmark, we were able to credit 3,500 euros. So we are only missing 8,500 euros.

A big thank you to everyone who makes this project possible. You can donate directly here.