Christmas holiday’s tournament

The football school Delta Cultura has participated in the Christmas holiday’s tournament, where other football schools of Santiago have also played: Escola Tó, Escola de Calheta, Escola Gira Oela and Escola Delta Cultura. The games were friendly, and all the different age groups played: under 10, 12, 16 and 18. At the end, Delta Cultura […]

Computer classes for girls

Thanks to the Georg Kraus Stiftung the girls of our school supporting project get to know the world of computers. Even if most of the Capeverdeans, big and small, old and young, have to help in the fields in the month of August the presence of the girls at these weekly computer classes is fairly […]

From painting workshop to overnight stay

The 30 girls of the tutoringproject financed by ADA (Austrian Developement Agency) spent the last weekend in the center. They don’t have to study yet because school doesn’t beginn before the end of september, but as we wanted them to get to knwo each other so we organised a painting workshop. Because of the insisting […]

Preparation of the wood turning training

In October our wood turning training for 10 young mothers, financed by the city of Vienna, will begin. For us the preparation work has already started. With the strong support of the company MAGMA, and mostly of Mr. Martin Gschwandtner, we bought all the necessary machines and tools in Austria and will send them to […]

Tutoring project for girls starts

After we selected the 30 girls for our Tutoring project in July and have informed their parents today, there was a first meeting in the center. We informed them exactly what kind of assistance the girls will receive, , in the coming school year from the project financed by Austrian development co-operation (ADA). For coming […]

Professional training in Tarrafal fail due to responsible national authority

In Tarrafal professional training offers are sabotaged by non-governmental organizations by responsible national Institut CEFP. (Tarrafal, 15.07.2010) The continuation of the successful computer science training programme by Delta Cultura association will be no longer possible in the future because of the behavior of the director of the CEFP in Assomada, Paulino Moreira. For months the […]

Cooperation with the City of Vienna

Delta Cultura is pleased to have found one more important cooperation partner. The Austrian members of the association were able to enlist the financial help of the City of Vienna for an professional training in the Child- and Youthcenter Tarrafal. Ten young mothers will receive professional training as wood turners. Delta Cultura was able to […]

English course started

Tom, a brasilian-american Capeverdean, in the footsteps of his capeverdean roots, is in Tarrafal for a few months and agreed to teach English for beginners. The course happens every night in a classroom of a local school in the center of Tarrafal. The demand for english courses is big, the teacher is very popular, so […]

Computer training started

After 3 months of professional computer training in the center, one of the students took the responsibility for our computerroom. Tchu maintains and repaires our computers, takes computers from other people to repair and teaches our computerclasses. Just now a course with 8 pupils started. The small fee that Tchu takes for the courses guarantees […]

New: Products from Cape Verde at Goodshirt.at

Goodshirt.at, the shop with good shirts for a good project, offers immediately original products from Cape Verde. Of course it has the new CD/DVD of the Batukinhas Fidjus di Delta “Kriánsa Unidu”, in addition to the  traditional Panu di Terra (woven cloth), aloe vera soap, and woven baskets etc. Proceeds from the sales go to […]