The Mali Initiative has been busy raising funds to build two schools in rural Mali. The Australian team just had their annual "Mali breakfast" with the record number of 400 people!
Check out the Mali Initiative's website: www.mali-initiative.org
The German team has been busy setting up their organization and is organizing the first German Mali Initiative event in Munich on 1st July 2008. Malian ambassador Excellence Diakité is coming from Berlin and Munich's mayor Hep Monatzeder is patron. If you speak German this is your version: www.sterntaler.org
Also you can read this article in the Munich Merkur "Vom Siemensianer zum Schulenbauer" (leaving Siemens to build school):