Categories: Algemeen Date: dec 3, 2008 Title: NEWS FLASHESJune 2014 Kids Protestantse Gemeente Oegstgeest collect money for training teachers in Tanzania * April 2014 Opening 10th computerlab in Kibutuka Secondary School * March 2014: Decision about the future of Ukengee (see 'Beleidsplan 2014') * April 2013: Financial accountability 2012 and Projectplan 2013 here * March 2013: Background info about Lindi district by Ukengee-volunteer Gerda Kuiper here * October 2012: Ukengee realize three new projects in Liwale, Mbekenyera and Nachingwea. Now 9 schools join the computerworld and internet * July 2012: Actual report by volenteer Gerda Kuiper * June 2012: Turing Foundation supports Ukengee with 30,000 euros * May 2012: Emailproject: students in Ilulu and Amsterdam communicate with each other * April 2012: Eneco Energy donates 25 laptops * March 2012: Ukengee Foundation realized more than 9.000 students on the computer! * February 23 2012: Official opening computerlabs in Nkowe * December 2011: Sylvie Sprangers (Marthe van Rijswijck Foundation) visit two projects. Read her report (in Dutch) *
* Leontien van Moorsel and Ed Nijpels are Ambassador of the Ukengee Foundation.
Leontien is a wellknown former cyclist with 6 Olympic medals (4 golden, 1 silver and 1 bronze at the Olympic Games 2000 and 2004), 9 worldtitles, 2 times winnar of the Female Tour de France and 39 national titles. "I support the main goals of Ukengee: installing computers and launching internet in the ‘rural areas’ of East Africa. I hope this communities can come in touch with the information society and therefore enhance the chances of better education and living conditions".
Ed Nijpels was Dutch Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment (1986-1989), Mayor of the town Breda (1990-1995) and the Queens Commissioner for the provence Friesland (1999-2008) and now Ambassador of the Ukengee Foundation (Jan. 2009)