Annick For Kenya
Main aim of the charity
Help people towards a better life with 3 basics .
Water for all ( access to potable water )
Education for all ( teach youngsters towards graduation )
Healtcare for all . (basic healthcare for the poorest people . Deliveries in a safe and controlled environment for woman )
How the employee got involved and why
I fully support my brother in Law Eddy Van Uytsel ( retired DHL Employee) with his foundation . Launched 15 years ago after the dead (murdered) of his daughter Annick . I joined the organization since the beginning .
(Annick wanted to go to Africa after her studies to help the world )
AFK Focus => Water for all - Education for all - healthcare for all .
Achievements so far (Kwale county Southcoast Kenya )
Drilled 23 waterholes in schools and villages .
Build 16 classrooms in 5 different schools
Opened AFK Tailoring College (where girls can learn and graduate dressmaking )
Build hospital and Maternity house
What work does the employee do for charity
I am involved in planning & organization and collecting funds , selling Kenyan goods on special markets and to private people (those goods are made by our students in the tailoring school Kenya ). Every year we go on site with a team of volunteers . My tasks then is mainly repair and build ( I am quite handy ) , mostly sewing machine maintenance , electricity and water pipeline installations . Other volunteers give sewing lessons / English lessons and or assist in the hospital .Every year we offer our holiday's to do volunteering on site , which gives all of us a great / warm and satisfying feeling in return.