The impact of our albinism awareness program in Kenya

A few weeks ago we run several albinism awareness training sessions together with our local NGO partner Chris at the Making More Health house. The participants were teachers, nurses, governmental health workers and people with albinism and their families. Due to Covid 19 and the precaution measurements taken only 15 people could participate in one…

A great day – an important school inauguration in Bungoma county

A few days back a great event has taken place: the inauguration of the school which we have built under the umbrella of Making More Health in Bungoma county, Western Kenya. The school for more than 750 students was in a very poor and even dangerous status when our local project partner and myself visited…

A training with huge impact – albinism in Kenya

Last week we conducted our 3 days of Albinism Awareness training in Webuye. With the help of our partners Golden Age Albinism Support group and Positive Exposure we from Making More Health educated county officials, police officers and other community opinion shapers on the fir treatment of Person with Albinism. With the knowledge and resource…

Our MMH house in Webuye – first constructions are done !

All started last November when we rented a small house to run the first training sessions on health and income generation. In the Covid crises it was A central place to share information on hygiene and to produce soap more than 130 families and people with albinism joined. And the number of interested people to…

Women taboos and a solution with a win win effect

The hygiene situation to manage well menstruating has never been good for girls and women living close to the poverty line. But now – with the Covid crises- the challenges get even worse. Often, the financial means are simply not there to buy menstruation pads or similar women hygiene articles. Still today in many areas…

Design and arts by a woman on the verge of poverty

She is definitely creative. She is very talented. She has very sophisticated and interesting ideas, and knows as well how to put it in practice with the right manual skills. While using materials that are there. She has no means to buy expensive materials. No one really taught her how to do. She has never…

Good harvest does not mean automatically good income

Good farming depends on many factors: soil and climate, knowledge, good seed and … storage opportunities In Webuye, West Kenya we partner with two farmer cooperatives, named Naima and Kibisi. That‘s ca. 1000 farmers in total. Since October 2019 they participate in our animal health training sessions. Some farmer women have tailored hundred school bags…

Training on Clean Water Initiative at Webuye started

The clean water initiative that we have launched a few days back has now been rolled out to our farmers and people with albinism community in Webuye. Impressions from the first training In our Making More Health house some of our future Community trainers (volunteers from the communities itself) learn about the usage of the…