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Haribo for charity

From 19 July, HARIBO will be running a special promotion for charities.A code is printed on each Gold Bear action bag. You choose your association online (African Information Movement ;-)) and enter the code. At the end of the campaign, the 50 lucky winners of...

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What is actually going on at AIM. in Ghana?

It has been a long time since we reported about our activities in Ghana. The main reason for this is that you can read more about it on the separate website of our training centre. However, we would like to give you a short summary...

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Election for the Migrant Advisory Council in Freiburg 2020

Our board member Kirstie Angstmann is running for the migrant advisory board. We support her because she stand up for the education of immigrants, especially migrant women.The election will take place on December 13, 2020. You can find more information on the following website...

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Second Solar-Workshop

In the January holidays of the Ghanaian Senior High Schools our second solar workshop for beginners finally took place. Again very interested participants. This time the course took place within 2 weeks, but only in the morning.More information and pictures on the website of our...

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ICT workshops starts again

After the well-deserved holidays in Ghana, the ICT workshops are starting again at the training centre in Komenda. Here are a few impressions of the computer workshops for junior high school students. At these workshops, JHS students from the Komenda area come to our training...

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In deep sorrow

Dear AIM friends, We are very shocked by the sad news that reached us from Ghana at the beginning of October. Our Chairman, Papa Kodwo Mbir, passed away in the early morning of October 1st. At the end of September, he came to the hospital because...

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Movie workshops at the training centre

There used to be film workshops at the various senior high schools in the region, meanwhile the workshops take place at the training centre in Komenda. After suspending our weltwärts volunteer service, Francis Aidoo, a former model student and AIM. Youth club member of the...

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Storage of PV-energy

Since 2 days our self-produced power of the AIM. Training center in Komenda, Ghana, is now stored. We are particularly proud that we are using the ecologically most sustainable battery variant with Acquion sodium chloride batteries from the Austrian company Bluesky Energy. With a useful...

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Coconuts, Banku and wild Kids

It’s been only a month that I spent here in Ghana, but Elmina already feels like home. Here I am living in a room in the house of the director of AIM Ghana, Solomon Appiah. Unlike former volunteers I’m not staying in the village of...

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A fence for the training centre

The training center will be more secured. This is due to the financing of the perspective solar plant by Energiewerke Schönau (EWS). Because the solar system should be moreprotected by theft, the EWS finances us a fence. At this point, we would like to take...

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Drainage channel for the training centre

After the rain season in the region around Komenda was particularly strong this year, we had to become active. The training centre was completely under water. Fortunately, we had already built the building higher, so the building itself was not affected. Thanks to the great...

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ICT Training Centre commissioned

We have been waiting for long to deliver this news. On September 9th, it finally happened. Solemnly our "community computer training center" was opened among others by the Deputy German Ambassador Bernhard Abels. Even the heavy rain couldn't spoil our festive mood. But unfortunately, at...

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New volunteers selected

Already last Sunday we had our first selection seminar for the voluntary generation 2016/2017. All 9 candidates were able to convince during the all-day seminar at Treffpunkt Freiburg. Ultimately, we had the possibility to choose 5 volunteers who will provide optimal support to our project...

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New school for the movie workshop

The second term has started and the movie workshop was located at another school.We have one week of workshops behind us. In Ayensudo we make up where we left off at the end of last term. But there is a new, one hand sad the...

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weltwärts 2016/2017 – 1st deadline has ended

The first application period for a weltwärts Voluntary Service has expired on 31st January. We are pleased about the lively interest in our projects in Ghana. Those who are also interested to volunteer with AIM. in the fields of youth magazine, movie or computer can...

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Successful African Kiss 2016

What a nice festival! And you made it possible .. you hardworking crew, you interested visitors, you great artist !! Thank you for everything! For us as a team it was a very great experience once again. And the special thing about it: We have...

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Annual Assembly 2016

Happy New Year! And like every year our annual assembly of members will take place in January. In addition to our members we would like to invite all persons interested in our work. The assembly of 2015 will take place "Treffpunkt Freiburg" next Saturday, the...

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AIM. receives seal of quality

After many nerve-racking hours and months of preparation for the quality verification carried out by the “Gütegemeinschaft Internationaler Freiwilligendienst e.V.” (quality control association for international voluntary service e.V.) we finally had our big day on October 26th 2015. With success we survived a day with...

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New team members

We would like to sincerely welcome Eva and Ebenezer in our AIM. Team. Eva will support our public relations work in Germany from November onwards, and Ebenezer is employed in part-time since September 2015 as the pedagogical mentor of our volunteers in Ghana. We know...

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Initial assessment to apply for the RAL Quality Seal

For some years now AIM has been involved in the field of quality management for International Voluntary Services. For sending organizations of weltwärts Voluntary Service the qualification is mandatory. The documents had to be submitted already middle of September to the examiner of the "Gütegemeinschaft...

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