Inspiring contacts in Lesotho: travelogue December 2015

In December our country coördinator Annemarie van Beek visited Lesotho and was also able to make 69 litres of sun block available to two organisations for those with albinism in that country:  Lesotho Albino Link (LAL) and Albino Aid Multipurpose Associatio (AAMA) both established in 2012/2013. Attended conference During her stay Annemarie was invited to attend a conference organised by  […]

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Help for albinos in remote areas

During his trip to Tanzania our land coördinator for Tanzania – Bas Kreukniet – together with albino activist Josephat Torner – known from the documentary In the Shadow of the Sun (2012) – visited albinos in remote areas of that country. Many people with albinism live in Tanzania and particularly in the more remote areas. Due to the ignorance in […]

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Ivory Coast: update on the situation

In 2015 the African Albino Foundation sent several trial shipments to the Ivory Coast. In February sun lotion was distributed in Yamoussoukro and Dalao. Our land coördinator for the Ivory Coast then visited the area in April when sun lotion was also distributed. The present situation Our land coördinator for the Ivory Coast Adélaïde Kanyange, visited Abidjan, the largest city of […]

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Fashion show inspired by albinism in Africa

On Friday 10 juli 2015 the fashion designer Zyanya Keizer presented her collection HAVEN during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Amsterdam. Zyanya’s inspiration for this collection came from  albinism in Africa and in particular the oppression of albinos in Tanzania. “HAVEN” creates the suggestion of a “safe place” which everyone has a right to. This also includes the albinos in […]

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The African Albino Foundation in TV news programme ‘1 Today’

Last Monday ‘1 Today’  gave attention to The African Albino Foundation. One of our Country Coordinators and our Chairman were interviewed about albinism in Africa on this programme. In this instalment of “1 Today” the prevailing superstition in parts of Africa was discussed. The African Albino Foundation sends sun lotion to Africa and offers preventive medical care to people with albinism.. In […]

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A nice donation from VOOR BV

Stichting Afrikaanse Albinos recently received a donation of 250 euros from VOOR BV on behalf of Bert van Lienen. This money can be used to send various shipments of sun lotion to Africa to help the albinos there. VOOR BV puts their clients in touch with (independent) professionals who are suitable for the function that they have open. They ensure […]

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Annual Report 2014 online

The volunteers from Stichting Afrikaanse Albinos can look back on a successful year in which we were able to provide 4517 albinos with sun lotion on a structural basis. 2014 was a year with many new aspects for the Stichting Afrikaanse Albinos: Anita Boelsums started her term as our new chair and Lesotho has been added as a new land […]

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