A shop with site effect at the MMH center in Webuye

Some weeks back the first shop opened at our Making More Health Center in Webuye, Western Kenya. It is not a big shop, but for sure an important one – as it is also an indicator that people who had no income in the past are starting to do better. The small supermarket has been…

Where little money makes a big difference

When people are poor many things are not accessible. We often think of lack of food and clothes, missing hygiene and basic household items. But poverty means also denying access to education. Especially for children this is decisive on how life will develop. Children with albinism in Africa are often among the poorest communities. Paying…

Business skills are crucial to overcome poverty in a sustainable way

July, 29, 2021 – This week our second virtual business trainings program under the umbrella of the Making More Health initiative started, this time targeting small entrepreneurs from rural and urban communities living at the poverty line in Western Kenya. The second wave The training is based on eight sessions, each dedicated to a different…

A goat that matters – a gift that cares

Recently, when a colleague left the company my colleagues handed over a very special gift – not to her personally, but dedicated to her: a goat for our community with people with albinism in Webuye. The excitement in our local community was very big. It was the first goat among some chicken that will help…

When students learn from people living close to the poverty line – field visits during our Venture4change program in Kenya

Developing social entrepreneurial ideas for food safety and food security – this is the task in this year‘s Making More Health Venture4change program for students in Western Kenya. On Friday last week 50 students from three universities (Eldoret university, Moi university and Kibabii university) – after first theoretical sessions- learned directly from the ground while…

Hydroponic farming – an interesting topic to many people

The group of 20 students comprised some of our MMH volunteers from our people with albinism communities, teachers, religious leaders, community group leaders, Some of our Making More Health Lastmile personnel, police officers and also the national administrator -chief. A Medical social worker from the hospital joined, as well. The reason? Yesterday, the first hydroponic…

Our school buildings in rural Kenya are on the way

In the 2nd phase of our MMH school project, St. Kibisu school close to Webuye, Kenya, three additional 3 classrooms and pit latrines have already been added this year. We are thankful also to the local contractor as he helps to make this school a very special one- not just through the way or quality…