Peter Hodes prepares for the big challenge


Another two weeks are left for Peter Hodes to prepare for his big challenge, walking four days in a row a distance of 40 kilometers during the ‘Nijmeegse vierdaagse’ event! Peter is 69 years old […]

Peter Hodes loopt voor Friends for Life!


Peter Hodes, 69 jaar oud en hartstikke fit, loopt dit jaar mee in de wereldwijd bekende Nijmeegse Vierdaagse. Hij loopt maar liefst 4 dagen een route van 40 kilometer per dag en zamelt daarmee zoveel […]

Rowing ladies in Friends for Life t-shirts!


The rowing ladies from student association U.S.R. take part in a rowing competition, the EY-Parthenon Ringvaart Regatta, on the 6th of June this year.With that, they will raise money for Friends for Life. In the […]

The Friends for Life Scholarship Tour Kenya 2018


In October 2018, a spectacular trip in Kenya will be organized combined with the opportunity to play a round of golf. This event invites all travelers who like to explore the breathtaking nature of Kenya […]

Students row for Kenya


On Wednesday the 6th of June 9 students studying in the Netherlands, Utrecht, will participate in a row competition and fundraise for friends for Life by doing so. The competition they will participate in is […]

Fundraising dinner in Mombasa


On the 16th of December the first fundraising dinner will be organized by our alumni network and our Local Fundraising Team. The dinner will take place in Mombasa and aims at bringing students and alumni […]

Bussiness in Mombasa contributes to FFL training


The job coaching training in Mombasa was supported this year by Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd. and Bamburi Cement. Superior Oronje, HR expert at Kenya Petroleum Refineries, provided an inspirational session to the graduates during the […]

Sevens for students


The oldest rugbyclub of the Netherlands has put together a strong and ambitious sevens team that will participate in 7 national and international 7’s tournaments. This summer the team does not only want to showcase […]

Enthusiastic new board at FFL Kenya


The NGO board in Kenya was represented for years by Lammert Braaksma (also founder of the foundation), Kees Punt and Lucy Waweru. After many years of contributing to the foundation, the board now has three new enthusiastic members that will take over. Evans Monari will be active in the role of chairman, Jaap van Luijk will be managing the financial part of the foundation as a treasurer and Esther de Vreede is acting as the secretary of the board. Read more about our three new members in an interview.


Inspiring guest speakers at job coaching Nairobi


The training ‘personal and professional development’ which is offered to graduates of Friends for Life every year, was this year even more interesting than other years. Two inspiring powerful Kenyan ladies took the time to […]