We have stayed at the Akagera Neighbors guesthouse, located next to Akagera National Park, several times during our trips to Rwanda. The owner is Jean Bosco who, together with his family, has started a programme called Akagera Kids...
Our 4-week summer course in entrepreneurship and English in Nyanza, organised by our volunteer Máté Kószó, has come to an end. During the four weeks the students had the opportunity to develop products, among other things,
The fundraising for the House of Hope Women's Centre in Bamako is over! The project is supported by Hungary Helps and is a collaboration between individuals and corporate partners (Xeless Kft, Most-Épker Kft). ..
Here's a picture report : ) This year's Arts Valley programme in Kapolcs was completed. We had the opportunity to present ourselves inside the Arts Green Courtyard. We presented the work of our foundation and...
Without the helps of Hungary Helps this project would not have been possible. Thank you!
In 2023, we continued our campaign against female genital mutilation (FGM) by raising awareness among men. As part of such efforts, in May, our local partner organized a two-day symposium for religious leaders in the area...
Our foundation attended the event organized by Szívemben Született Afrika on the occasion of International Africa Day on May 25, 2023.
The team of young Hungarian architects has some experience already at adjusting to the African conditions. They paid special attention to enable natural air circulation and to create shading.
Soon I had two certainties: I wanted my future children to grow up in Africa, and if I ever felt my life was hopeless, I would leave everything behind and go to Africa.
"A Hungarian woman is helping women in distress in Africa, on the edge of a war zone – sometimes under life-threatening circumstances...
This year again we had the opportunity to present ourselves during the Africa Week in Pécs! Andrea Morris gave the presentation "Where do they come from, where do they go...?" about Dogon culture. Afterwards, a fashion show...
Részt vettünk az Egy falat Afrika rendezvényen, Budapesten a Kelenvölgyi Közösségi Házban! Izgalmas előadások keretében különböző Afrikával foglalkozó szervezetek és Afrikában járt...
Is there a perfect volunteer? No, but you don't have to be perfect! We all have values that, as part of a team of volunteers, we can bring to making a difference in the world.
Our dream is that no woman should ever have to be mutilated, uneducated, in a forced marriage in the world! To make that dream come true, we need you!
Our partner organization, the Sini Sanuman Organization was donated an unused plot of land from a local wealthy man. In collaboration with the Close to Africa Foundation...
In February 2023, our active role in the fight against female genital mutilation in Mali will have been one year old.
The participants of the Rwandan Connection Tour have arrived home!Throughout intense two weeks, the foundation's staff and volunteer participants experienced a lot of excitement.
We had a great great time during this year's Africa Expo! As part of the professional program, Gréti and Andi gave a presentation on FGM and reported on the Girls' Issue project. ...
We started January with a sold-out event! On January 13th, we spent an interesting evening together, where we not only heard reports and future plans, but also enjoyed live Koran music by Lamine Siskora, who blessed the participants of the event with fantastic melodies.
But what is Hint of Africa or "Csipetnyi Afrika" in Hungarian?
We have reached a major milestone with our Girls' Cause program. The excisor woman who "served" the Sansfil slum has also "put down the knife," as they say.
The curatorium of the Close to Africa Foundation has decided which two students from Bamako will have the opportunity to attend a good university in their homeland with the Hungary Helps – Magyarország segít scholarship.
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Sini Sanuman, our partner foundation, has held its first meeting with the community leaders of Sanfils to raise awareness and talk about FGC.
We had a great time at the Africa Expo, meeting lots of new people. We were pleased to be joined by so many Supporters and Volunteers who attended four professional talks.
Our Foundation has been blessed to receive another fantastic donation from Károly Törös
We are very proud of our achievement which we could not have done without our sponsors!