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A look back at RACE FOR GIFT 2024

CHF 13,660 raised, 200 donations, 21 participants, 2 teams! And it’s all thanks to you. We’d like to extend our heartfelt thanks to all our runners, walkers and donors for their tremendous support!


Color My Geneva supports Omoana for RACE FOR GIFT 2024!

For its participation in the 2024 edition of RACE FOR GIFT, Omoana is lucky enough to be able to count on the support of COLOR MY GENEVA media as a partner!

But what is Color My Geneva?

Color my Geneva is a digital medium that will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2021. Its readership is made up of almost 50,000 curious people in the Geneva area looking for ways to make the most of their free time. They highlight the lifestyle, leisure activities and good deals that the canton of Geneva has to offer its residents. Their website consists of a community diary and a journalistic section. It is visited by more than 10,000 unique visitors a month, and they maintain an active and dynamic presence on social networks with almost 50,000 followers across all platforms (Instagram, Facebook and Tik Tok). And soon you’ll even be able to find them in Neuchâtel and Lausanne, as they’re in the process of developing a wider presence in French-speaking Switzerland!

Color my Geneva is all about diversity and dynamism. It’s a platform that reflects the city: cosmopolitan, diverse, on the move, where people from all walks of life bring their own culture and projects. A tiny city of Calvin where the diversity of cultural representation and the number of proposals rival the biggest European cities.

In other words, their values and dynamism have everything in common with Omoana, and we’re delighted to be able to combine our two images! Many thanks to them!

Don’t delay in following their social media accounts or visiting their website!

Healing the wounds of civil war - Le Courrier (FR)

Read an article in French about the work of our partner vivo Uganda in Le Courrier, written by Guy Zurkinden.

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16 years of the Omoana House project, Esprit Solidaire - Léman Bleu (FR)

“Omoana House has been supporting young people living with HIV in Uganda for 16 years. Some of the beneficiaries, who are now adults, want to encourage the young people they support and tell their stories, to highlight the help provided by the association. They have created videos to tell their stories and convey a message of hope: a normal life is possible with HIV”.

Speaking to Lucie Hainaut, Chloé Collier, our coordinator, looks back over the 16 years of activity of the Omoana House project, followed by a short report and an interview with Mukungu Enock, a former beneficiary of the project.

Translated with DeepL.com (free version)

To watch the programme in full

Young Ugandans, denied visas but examples of resilience - La Liberté (FR)

We’re talking about Omoana!

Read the article in the daily newspaper La Liberté about the refusal of visas to our Ugandan artists, and the work the organisation has done over the past 20 years.

To read the article (in FR)


Show cancelled in Geneva because actors were denied visas - Léman Bleu (FR)

On Friday 10 November 2023, at the Palladium in Geneva, we were supposed to present RESILIENCE, an artistic testimonial by young Ugandans born with HIV, recounting their life journey.

After 6 months of preparation and 1 week before their arrival in Switzerland, their visas were all refused, forcing us to cancel the show.

Adrien Genoud, our director, talks to Lucie Hainaut for Léman Bleu about this injustice.

Report in full

Presentation of the Omoana House project in Esprit Solidaire

Following a visit to Uganda, Chloé Collier, our coordinator, was invited by Léman Bleu to record a programme on Esprit Solidaire, presenting our Omoana House project.

Watch the programme in full here.