and Give a Hand


making honey

Organisations such as War Child, Children in Need, and SOS Children's Villages will be welcome in summer time, to enjoy and forget.


The Koninklijke Nederlandse Heidemaatschappij has started a project in Zaube-Taurupe-Mazozoli to improve social conditions in the community (Kern met Pit = Society with Spirit)

The police force in The Hague have already enquired if a group of young delinquents can stay to learn some discipline, and hope for the future.

80 km north of Vecjauži a young Frenchman has established an institution where he looks after 90 orphans from Riga. There is great potential for co-operation in this field.

We have plans to begin again the production of shingles; so more buildings can be restored, and work can be provided for young people.

A Dutch cheese factory and some retired cheese makers have been asked to start a cheese factory to provide jobs in this district.

The complex consists of several buildings apart from the dwelling house. These include a stable, byre, bathhouse, coachhouse, and barn. They all need restoration. Few of these traditional farmsteads have survived in a reasonably complete form. The sovchoz and kolchoz (sowjet system of farming) has ended many. This is another cultural reason to conserve and use these buildings.




Vecjauži foundation

Vecjauži birthplace

Vilhelms Purvītis 



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