December 19, 2017


“An experience I will always carry in my heart. Three weeks in Nyandiwa were enough to know and to appreciate the Harambee project, so much so that I’ve decided to follow each development, step by step until today. Nyandiwa is a wonderful “journey” that teaches the right spirit of volunteering, enriching above all expectations: it...
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“Nyandiwa is…a place where senses, flavours, smells, landscapes, portraits, sounds and colors coexist in a perfect harmony. To me, to spend three months in Nyadiwa meant the chance to totally immerse myself into a reality far away from mine: I finally discovered that I just share the true life values with IKSDP team and local...
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“I had the chance to go to Nyandiwa three times; this allowed me to see its changes and developments. A growing village and a growing community opened up to the world that are able to welcome you, by inviting you to learn and discover their culture and tradition. Nyandiwa’s hospitality gives us the chance to...
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“I went in Nyandiwa for the first time as volunteer in 2007 and I came back there in 2015 with my husband. I discovered a growing village, from being a very small town like others in Africa it now became an attractive pole for the entire region. Many projects already realized as well as many...
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“Looking back 1,5 years after.. what really come to my mind is that I and we do not understand “this” Africa. I also learned that “well meant doesn’t mean well done” – and you have to have people there like Antonio which understand people and culture there. Otherwise your projects will fail..” (Andreas, volunteer 2016)
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“Nyandiwa, a small slice of the world on Lake Victoria. A diverse way of understanding Africa: you won’t find the directions on any Lonely Planet (even if you search well!), but only when walking through dirt roads, by listening to people’s stories, by buying at duka, by looking at works made by local artists, by...
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