Archive for April, 2014

April 14th, 2014 - 9:47 pm § in Medical

Mother and Child Center in 2014

“Your nutrition program is just amazing; you are doing a magnificent job! We refer all our malnourished children to you!” This compliment by the head physician of our health district counting 400.000 inhabitants is a confirmation that we are on the right track as Keru Yakaar. There is still inad[...]

April 14th, 2014 - 9:38 pm § in Family


“Hassan, Abdou Rachman, Fatou, Aminata, …” now Simon begins to talk some more, he names all his classmates (and those are not the easiest names). He often plays with Abdou and Fatou, and Aminata gives him a hug every morning. The little Senegalese girl with beautiful colored beads in her h[...]

April 1st, 2014 - 8:11 pm § in Medical

Keru Yakaar 20 years!

Our Dutch director wanted a small celebration, nothing extraordinary, for the 20th anniversary of the clinic. The already planned visit of the founder of Keru Yakaar, dr. Martine, was nicely timed. But his plans did were not readily accepted; the staff voiced out clearly that this needed to be celeb[...]

April 1st, 2014 - 8:06 pm § in Church

Musical Impact!

“For years we have dreamed of this day, and now has become reality!” these are the words of a pastor in Thiès, a city some 75 km from Dakar, where we organise our first Club Musique d’Impact. It turns out to be a resounding success! We were hoping for 10 participants, but finally [...]

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