Project coordinator Manfred Arlt

Project Consultant Irene Sandivaris from Yme-Oslo will be in Cabinda in October together with the Norwegian Ambassador to Angola, H.E. Bjørg Leite, Yme-Cabinda Director Andre Massanga, Yme-Cabinda staff, villagers, and local government officials to inaugurate the new water systems made possible by the hard work of Yme staff, local inhabitants and government officials as well as 80% financial support from NORAD (Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation). We at Yme thank everyone who made it possible for the villages to receive much needed water systems and health training.

Wanna work abroad?
Yme is looking to expand its current CV database with individuals who are interested in working abroad for development or emergency cooperation projects from 1—6 months duration, We need individuals with the following background:

•Administrative Coordination
•Civil Engineering
•Geology
•Volunteer Professionals from all fields
•Water Experts

We are particularly interested in individuals fluent in other languages. If you or someone you know is interested, please send us a short letter and your CV to Irene Sandivaris at the address on the bottom of this page. No documents will be returned, so please no originals. Contact us: yme@yme.no.

Yme for UN in Uige, Angola
As you may have noticed from our first page article, Yme is now implementing partner in Uige, Angola for UNHCR (United Nations High Commission for Refugees). Yme will be rehabilitating water posts. The Project’s Coordinator is Manfred Arlt, a German national and MSc in Natural Resources & Sustainable Agriculture.

New volunteer at Yme
Milena Kocsis is our new Volunteer Adminsitration Coordinator. She is Swiss and speaks the following languages: English, French, Italian, German, and Norwegian! She has experience working for several private companies in Switzerland. Milena is at the office 3 half-days per week. We are very lucky to have an effective new team member.

Yme voluteer Milena Kocsis

Yme voluteer Milena Kocsis

Yme donates water to Salvation Army soccer game

On September 9 & 10 the Salvation Army coordinated a soccer game in Skien. Hundreds of participants came from all over the area to join the games. Yme donated 8 000 cups with Norwegian spring water to the thirsty participants.

Books on Angola:
Angola: Promises and Lies by Karl Meier. Published 1996, William Waterman Publications.

Angola: Struggle for Peace and Reconstruction by Inge Tvedten. Published 1997, Westview Press.

Death of Dignity by Victoria Brittain. Publsihed 1998, Pluto Press.

Angola’s Last Best Chance for Peace by Paul Hare. Published 1998, US Institute for Peace.

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