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A reflection of 2020 from the perspective of the Nyendo Institute

By |2020-12-13T11:32:18+01:00December 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

A reflection of 2020 from the perspective of the Nyendo Institute Like probably many reviews of 2020, the one of the Nyendo Institute is a mixed one. Our year started with a great retreat on the Fraueninsel at Lake Chiemsee. Many personal encounters, many guests with interesting inputs [...]

Irmgard’s visit to Nairobits at the Mukuru Kwa Reuben Center

By |2020-12-13T10:57:00+01:00December 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Irmgard's visit to Nairobits at the Mukuru Kwa Reuben Center Nairobits is a non-profit organization that brings education to the underprivileged youth in the slum who have completed their schooling. With this local initiative Nyendo wants to take a new and very promising path for the benefit of [...]

Nyendo congratulates Margret Rasfeld

By |2020-12-13T10:56:36+01:00December 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Nyendo congratulates Margret Rasfeld Co-founder of "Schule im Aufbruch"* On November 15, Margret Rasfeld won the "Aufbruch Award 2020" as an encourager, world-changer and great future optimist in the field of education! When her and Prof. Hüther travel around the country, talking about the [...]

Change means: from petitioner to entrepreneur!

By |2020-09-20T19:16:18+02:00September 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Change means: From petitioner to entrepreneur! Interim report from Nairobi, August 2020 Dear Nyendo Community, the tsunami of global change hit us hard with the lockdown in mid-March and "washed me and my daughter and grandchild" to Nairobi just in time. Privately, a dream has come true: [...]

What happened to our “Corona Special”?

By |2020-09-20T19:16:14+02:00September 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

What happened to our "Corona Special"? Our Nyendo student companies were not idle even during the Corona lockdown, and promoted the "Corona Special" in their environment. As a result, a total of €10,279 has been raised in the period from the end of April to the present. 1.776 [...]

Solar Learning and Design Thinking in Nairobi

By |2020-09-20T19:16:11+02:00September 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Solar Learning and Design Thinking in Nairobi We at solar learning e.V. are happy to develop a product around solar energy for the people in Nairobi together with "Nyendo globales Lernen". Since April 2020 we have been meeting regularly in online sessions with people from Nairobi. Together we [...]

Five things that Nyendo does different from classic volunteer services

By |2020-09-20T19:16:07+02:00September 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

"What we experienced there will stay with us all our lives." Digging wells, looking after orphans or building schools? What many volunteer programs in Africa do is certainly well-intentioned. But is it also sustainable? We at Nyendo do things a bit differently. Many young people in [...]

Nyendo-Report Nairobi – September 2020

By |2020-09-20T19:15:59+02:00September 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Nyendo-Report Nairobi - September 2020 Covid-19 pandemic – consequences for most schools As the world is now adapting to new changes brought up by the covid-19 pandemic, most developing countries are struggling to keep pace with these changes like social distancing, e-learning, self-dependency, disaster preparedness & management [...]

Nyendo students visiting the slum

By |2020-03-26T14:35:55+01:00March 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Nyendo students visiting the slum After working for two years in the student company Jamii at the Freie Waldorfschule Evinghausen, Tom Silas Piecha undertook a project trip to Kenya with five other Nyendo students from Prien am Chiemsee. There they visited their partner schools in the slums of [...]

December 2019 – January 2020: Project visit Kenya

By |2020-03-10T19:13:34+01:00March 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

On the picture: Irmgard W. and Peter Halloway in Sekem 1 December 2019 - January 2020: Project visit Kenya “It always seems impossible until it’s done” Nelson Mandela Dear friends, On the outbound flight with a stopover in Cairo, I had an unexpected 24-hour stopover on [...]

Report from the Nyendo Team Day on 7.12.2019

By |2020-02-16T23:11:52+01:00February 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Report from the Nyendo Team Day on 7.12.2019 Our Team Day 2019 began with a round of introductions to the team, which has fortunately grown considerably in the meantime, and a comparison of expectations. To experience so many new and committed people in the round motivated all participants. [...]

Green oasis in the slum – the school garden of the Five Star School

By |2019-12-29T18:50:08+01:00December 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Green oasis in the slum - the school garden of the Five Star School The example of the school garden at the Five Star School shows how well the schools in the slum understand how to integrate important life skills into their lessons. Since 2009, principal Charles has [...]

The valuable work of the student companies

By |2019-12-29T16:44:44+01:00December 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The valuable work of the student companies December is Christmas month. This can also be noticed in our student companies. In Rosenheim, Prien, Chemnitz and also Ybbs, Advent markets were prepared. Those are a good opportunity for the student companies to sell their own upcycling products, printed [...]

Travelogue from Kenya 2019, Mia McCain

By |2019-12-04T22:56:11+01:00December 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Travelogue from Kenya 2019, Mia McCain Every year school groups from Germany visit their partner schools in Nairobi. In 2019 the visit took place during the Easter holidays and, as in previous years, generated great enthusiasm on both sides! The program was tight, but there was enough time [...]

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