GETTING BACK TOGETHER AGAIN!

Hello all! I hope this finds you all well particularly now that all these sad events are happening everywhere. Not much has changed in the Congo lately except for the fact that the pick-up that was being used for the project has broken down. Now that the tractor was fixed… In any case, if we […]

GRATITUDE AND AFRICAN FOOD!!

Hello all! I am writing this post to tell you a few things. Regarding the school, not a lot of news after the last post. As for the Congo itself, still tense calm given the last events (particularly those that have not happened like the change in government). On other things, I would like to […]

TENSE CALM AND TRACTOR IN SHAPE  

Hello friends! Last year I wished you all a wonderful 2017 and having already started the year, I do it again. Happy 2017!! Though there are not huge news, there are a few I would like to highlight. For example, the tractor is working again! Yayy! Things can be transported now when necessary. As I have […]

MY BEST WISHES AND OTHER THINGS

Merry X-Mas to all!!! First of all, I send you this post to wish you and your families the best these days and that 2017 brings you lots of joy and health. Secondly, I wanted to give you the links of the last tv broadcast here (from minute 14:50) and the whole interview that was broadcasted […]

Mzungu Project Live Broadcast Tomorrow!! DO NOT MISS IT!!

  Hello friends of Mzungu Project! As I recently mentioned, tomorrow Wednesday November 30th at 18:00 (Madrid time), Daniel Seseña, director of  TVE’s Cámara Abierta 2.0 show, will interview me for 60 minutes (with live and online audience). It will be broadcasted live on streaming here. The event will take place at the wonderful offices of Ogilvy & Mather in […]

Lights and Shadows in DRC

We are back to tell you the news! On one side, lights, on the other, unfortunately shadows. The lights: The construction is not going bad at all. Materials were found and bought and new help from different sources was added. Now both buildings have wonderful and solid walls. Cool, huh? It is actually very exciting […]

GORKA OTXOA IN THE CONGOLESE MUD??

Hello again! I mentioned recently that there was another awesome surprise coming, right? Well, time to tell has come… Some time before our arrival to the Congo, when I was in the search of people to come and live the experience, I had a long conversation with a great Spanish actor who was very interested […]

MZUNGU PROJECT TOMORROW ON TV!!

I hereby confirm that it will be tomorrow June 25th, Saturday, on National Spanish TV, TVE (on channels La 1 and Canal 24h simultaneously) on the show Camara Abierta 2.0 by Daniel Seseña around 8:30am Western European Time (right after the news block) when you will be able to see the first images of this epic adventure. On […]

Non-Stop Work! (when possible…)

Oh, no! It happened!! Rain, community delays, and broken vehicles have put the construction virtually to a stop at some points (although we use that time to do other things, of course). Lack of materials is giving us a hard time and we have had to go really far to find lots of things. Everything […]

From Congo with Love

Dear all!! I have been trying to post this articles for a long time now and finally it has seen the light! I am already in the Congo and my connection limitations are huge. I had to do a whole set of logistics to publish this text but I wanted to keep you updated! To […]

What Making a Difference Also Brings

You are not simply building a school with Mzungu Project. Last week we discussed why education was what I chose when I decided to give back. If you missed it, click here! Today, I would like to focus on what a project of this nature brings to the community aside from a primary school building. […]

Welcome to Mzungu Project!

Hello everyone! This is the first blog post about the Mzungu Project. Here we will discuss topics such as, making a difference in Africa, building a school, Democratic Republic of Congo, children’s education, information about the first project that was done, the next project to come, and how these projects affect communities. So I would […]