Short portrait – Lucia

This is the first part of our short portrait series about a child/a young person, that we will publish on our Internet site. We thereby hope to bring our readers closer to the life of those whom we try to help a little, day in and day out. The first girl whose story we introduce […]

Football weekend

The past sunday was once more a day with football games for the age groups U10, U12, U14 and U16 of our football school. They played against the neighbouring village Chão Bom. The games were all won by our young players. You can imagine their proudness! The two trainers Patas and Nene are organising games […]

Batukinhas Fidjus di Delta CD/DVD release

The group Batukinhas Fidjus di Delta led and created by Marisa in the year 2004 has brought their first CD/DVD out on the market. Thanks to an American Capeverdean businessman who financed the recording and production the girls can proudly present their first CD/DVD with the title Kriánsa unidu (United Children) . The Batuku group […]

Professional computer training finished

After more than 3 months and 400 hours of training the computer formation for 8 adolescents finished successfully. Hardware, maintenance, tecnical english, windows, word, excel, powerpoint, photoshop, internet and audio processing were the formation contents. The formation took place in cooperation with the Capeverdean Institute for Professional Formation. The institute took over the costs of […]

Music school in Fogo

The Percussion group “Bloco Baiano” fro Giessen in Germany was here recently in Tarrafal. We had detailed discussions and active exchanges took place, as well as a joint session with the Batukaderas. Thus it makes us happy that the group around Markus Leukel brings there long desired project on the way –  a music school […]

Drug education in the child and youth center

In the course of our co-operation with Cape Verdean Institut for children and youths (ICCA)  a further educational meeting took place today. This time about drugs.  Due to actual current causes the psychologist spoke about mainly cocaine and crack abuse and discussed with the youths. Two drugs which are also on the arrise in and […]

Delta Cultura association meeting in Tarrafal

For a few days now the representatives of Delta Cultura association from from Germany, Austria and of course Cape Verde in Tarrafal.  This is a super opportunity to sit together and exchange ideas. In the first meeting on Thursday the future work of Delta Cultura Germany, communication and how to acquire donations was on the […]

How our garden grows

In the last weeks a vegetable garden was created in the child and youth center Tarrafal with support of the “Delegason di Ministériu di Agrikultura Desenvolvimentu Rural y Rekursu Marinhu di Tarrafal”. In the meantime young tomato plants, cabbage and carrots grow here. The harvest is to benefit needy families, whose children are cared for […]

Delta Cultura Austria travels

Here with Delta Cultura Austria prevails active travel preparation and a little tension and anticipation. Because starting from 20.3. and/or 27,3. some members of the Austrian association will be visiting Tarrafal.  Suitcases and donations must be packed and organization of a thousand things. During the stay are planned a radio-journalism workshop, paint workshops, visits to […]

Over 100 participants

Over hundred children from Tarrafal  participated in the last paint workshop. At the present it is being discussed that art and music lessons should finally belong to the curriculum of the primary and secondary level schools in Cape Verde. Delta Cultura already works actively in the promotion of creativity in children and young people. As […]

Goodshirt website relaunch

Since December 2003 Goodshirts exists to support Delta Cultura – now the whole website has been relaunched with a new webshop. Lots of thanks goes to Pert and Sem! Now it is even easier to follow the motto of Goodshirts. With the purchase of Goodshirts you make yourself and someone else happy. From each sale […]

Delta Cultura on TV

Last week there was a report about our professional computer science training on the Cape Verdean news.  Our chairwoman Kutchinha used this as an opportunity to point out that the  child and youth center does not have a lack of infrastructure but a lack of  support by Cape Verdean institutions and government.

Annual report readers reaction

“I am glad that Delta Cultura brought a group of people together …. I am above all glad that children and young people from Tarrafal receive this unique opportunity, to be able to  show what is inside of them. Normally they would have never gotten this chance.  I come from there, I know what would […]