Starting the week with two news of hope

1. Children plan and harvest in our MMH garden in Mukuru Slums We got some nice pictures from the MMH urban farming garden in Mukuru Slums in Nairobi where children actively are involved and learn how to grow plants: “We engage children in planting as they prepare to go back to school.. we managed to…

Our Cultural Exchange Club is a real highlight for many community members

“They (our community members) are very excited learning about other cultures and will want to share their experience in the next session…we shall do an interview with them on a variety of topics…it very nice hearing their wealth of experience..”, this is how one of our NGO partners has shared feedback on today’s cultural exchange…

Our MMH school is growing

Three years back we have constructed new school buildings for 700 children living in poor families around Webuye. They had visited a semi governmental school with very poor and also dangerous classrooms. No windows, no doors, bad or no boards and too less desks and chairs. Rain has been a huge challenge – because of…

Coming back to a world where people have choices

I’m very grateful for the past two weeks. I had the opportunity to visit several local NGO partners in Kenya. I’m grateful for all the visits and warm welcomes, for a lot of new and deep insights. For seeing that under the umbrella of the Making More Health Initiative we proceed with our System Changer…

He4She and She4he – no longer prostitution and HIV spreading at Lake Victoria

1st February 2023 – Today, we visited selfhelp groups at Lake Victoria, Kenya. Besides running several centers together with local NGOs in Bungoma county and Eldoret, we are active also in several communities in Homabay county together with our local partner Wa-Wa, under the umbrella of the Making More Health Initiative. HIV infections are widely…

System changer network Kenya in it’s 2nd year – connect to impact!

We believe in system approaches and networking when it comes to the development of communities living at or even under the poverty line – that’s how we run the system changer network Kenya in co-creation with local NGOs, social enterprises and most of all with the local communities. Next week our 2nd system changer network…

Road safety and an ambulance car are key for health

In our project areas in Western Kenya we run a lot of health awareness projects with farmers and their families. However, besides specific health and hygiene education it is also about reducing risks that impact people’s life day by day – in the houses, at work and on the road. And what if there is…

Gaaspp about the work with PwA and how they were accepted by society

Communities have different members and this diversity has its own share of challenges. At Gaaspp we focus on people with albinism and the aged. Time and again people with albinism face unprecedented challenges ranging from social discrimination, family rejection, limited sun protection, no income source for those from humble backgrounds and biases at levels no…