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?…

Quinn wins: From a marginalized life to a caretaker

Quinn has a brother and a sister, all living with the condition of albinism. She is 45 years old, single mother and lives together with her child and sister in a rural village close to Webuye. “Life has been very hard for us. As children no one wanted to play with us. Never anybody from…

When 700 people run an unforgettable day for you…

Today, I visited our school in Webuye, Western Kenya. Nearly two years have passed since I had been here and we had decided to abolish the old, dangerous and extremely poor school building and to build a school that allows a real teaching – with teachers rooms, toilets and classrooms where two classes can be…

He4Her – She4Him (Part 2): the outcome

HOW DOES MEN’S HEALTH CONNECT TO WOMEN’S HEALTH. Outcome of our pilot training sessions. As report in part 1 we have launched a pilot training program in Homabay, Kenya on women’s and Men’s health. A good men’s health and women’s health are possible only if both genders health is equally considered and men care about…