FEANTSA conference 18-20 June 2015

Representatives of Barka Network, Dorota Harembska ( Barka UK), and Magdalena Chwarścianek ( Stichting Barka NL) took part in the annual conference organised by FEANTSA ( the European Federation of National Organisations working with the Homeless) The conference was held in Paris and was titled ‘ Homelessness- a local phenomenon with a European dimension’. Czytaj dalej

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Dr. Makorani-a-Mungase VII, the King of Pokomo tribe in Kenya visits Barka NL in Utrecht

Dr. Makorani-a-Mungase VII, the King of Pokomo tribe in Kenya, Africa visited Barka NL in Utrecht on 08.03.2015. Dr Pokomo was on his way back from visiting Barka Network in Poland, where he honored the ceremony  of including the Barka Chairman, Tomasz Sadowski, to the Council of Elders of the Pokomo Community.  Tomasz Sadowski is the first non-tribal member acknowledged with such a honor.  Czytaj dalej

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A message for Easter Season…

(…) That is why we say to all: „Come and see!”. In every human situation marked by weakness, sin and death, the Good News is not just a word. It is a testimony of the selfless and faithful love. It is about going beyond oneself to meet the other and be close to those who have been hurt by life. It is about sharing with those who do not have what is necessary to live. It is about staying by the side of those who are sick, old or excluded. „Come and see!”. Love is stronger, love gives life, love makes the desert bloom with hope. (Pope Francis) Czytaj dalej

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Barka chairman admitted to the Council of Elders of the Pokomo Community in Kenya

Tomasz Sadowski, chairman of Barka Foundation for Mutual Help, was admitted to the Council of Elders of the Royal Tribe of Pokomo in Kenya. For the first time in 400 years, the white man has been adopted to the Council of Elders.  A ceremony took place on the 5th of March in the Barka centre in Poznan, Poland. For this occassion the king of the Pokomo Dr Makorani-a-Mungase VII paid a special visit.

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