The Building of the New School Has Been Completed

A further milestone for Burkina Faso and Mali

The project “Education and Vocational Training for Sahel” is a program geared towards the improvement of general education and vocational training, of physical education and of cultural capacities in Burkina Faso and Mali.  The YOU Foundation supports the goal of improving the lives of the extremely poor people who have been victims of crises and conflicts in rural regions of Burkina Faso and Mali and help them help themselves.

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The “One Egg a Day – Food Security in Africa” Project


The thing with the egg … and the fight against malnutrition

In addition to very valuable protein, the egg also contains unsaturated fatty acids and minerals such as sodium, kalium, calcium, magnesium, manganese, iron, copper, zinc, phosphorus, selenium, and sulfur. The egg also contains vitamins A, D, E, K, B2 and B6, nicotinamide, pantothenic acid, and folic acid. One egg covers approximately 35% of a person’s daily vitamin B12 needs and in a cooked egg, Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, provides for healthy hair, skin, nerve cells, and metabolism. Only vitamin C is missing to make the egg perfect, but it remains one of the most natural unprocessed food sources…

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Action against the consequences of COVID-19 in Senegal

Our founder Ute Ohoven was able to try on the first t-Shirt for the Senegal Team

Together with the  Deutschen Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit #GIZ #Senegal we start a project  to fight the Covd-19 consequences  concerning health and society in Senegal.

It benefits the poorest families, who are seriously affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and consequences, to help them with food security and to support a return into a professional activity. The YOU Foundation carries out educational measures, video messages, prevention work or direct support of affected people by making available also mobile health teams. Different individual measures are taken in rural areas e.g. distribution of seed and plants, to support self-sufficiency. Fast and unbureaucratic actions in the interest of those affected are required urgently.

Dance Classes in Baraka Have Begun!

In the important early childhood development years, children need adequate movement.  Dancing offers not only the opportunity to increase their endurance but also promotes rhythmical movement as well as flexibility and coordination.

Die jungen Bewohner des Liberté VI Stadtteil in der Region Dakar, Senegal erhalten dank des ehrenamtlichen und unglaublichen Engagements von Frau Martina Dähn aus Deutschland einen regelmäßig stattfindenden Tanzunterricht.

Thanks to the fantastic volunteer work of Ms. Martina Dähn from Germany, the young inhabitants of the Liberté VI neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal receive regular dance instruction.

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Help us out!

Help with the water supply for those people who previously did not have access to clean and safe water

Help promote well projects in West Africa!