It’s not about women or men, it’s about he for her and she for him

After first very successful training program some months back, our local partner organisation, WA-WA has conducted again a very special event for young people living in Homabay and surrounding in Western Kenya. In the area at Lake Victoria the rate of poverty and HIV infection is high. Young women sell themselves to get some fish,…

Digitalization is key and a huge benefit for our school in rural Kenya

This week, our MMH school teachers received digital gadgets, 5 tablets and a projector. They were very happy and are ready to learn more. “Now even the pupils will have an opportunity to watch videos that are related to what we teach as per the curriculum”, they said. Soon training session will start In a…

Kenyans teach Kenyans – the beauty of working in networks

“I am so happy to have this week’s mentorship training with Elizabeth and her team at the MMH center in Eldoret. Today it’s the second day, I am humbled of how deep the training is turning to be…I formed already four groups of six members each here, they’ve identified a problem that they will work…

Poverty depends also on digital awareness and skills

Soon, in our training centers in Bungoma county and Eldoret in Western Kenya a new training program will take place. In addition to training sessions on health and basic business skills, on farming and hygiene this training will close a huge gap. It‘s a skill that often is making a big difference between those who…

Inauguration of the 2nd MMH Center in Western Kenya

At the beginning of October 2022, we inaugurated our 2nd Making More Health House in Western Kenya, this time in Eldoret in the Langas slum. The inauguration started with a procession throughout the slum, with a lot of singing and dancing. At the MMH Solasa center some women gave us a nice first welcome, followed…

Visiting self help groups in Langas slums in Eldoret, Kenya

Langas is the second biggest slum in Kenya, but it looks quite different from the slum areas in Nairobi as there is more space. Large, bumpy pathways, and more space around the tiny homes are characterizing Langas. However, the issues of poverty are similar. Today, I visited a few self help groups which were founded…

The marathon kuku or how to make your life a better one with chicken

People living at the poverty line are very happy when they can own a few chicken. That’s true I’m many countries and also here in Kenya. Having chicken – here they are called kuku- means having eggs and growing chicken means also having some small income. When I come for visit in the families often…

Sometimes a small innovation brings big change – farming with passion

After the harvesting period the farmer women in our cooperatives in Western Kenya had no income in the past. In the past two years this has changed. We started at that time with some soap making … Now, they have implemented some micro enterprises and demonstrated during my visit very proudly their achievements.Isn’t that great?…