Urban farming tours to spread the knowledge in the slums

In the slums in Nairobi nutrient food has always been an issue. But in the past weeks the situation has worsened a lot. The more the activities on urban farming – which has been initiated two years ago by Shakur, leader of VICCO, – become more important and attract the attention of many people living…

When sharing knowledge and skills happens beyond the own organisation…

The system changer network Kenya (SCN Kenya) leverages the exchange and knowledge from several partners and organizations. The trained communities share solutions and skills with communities in other locations. This contributes a lot to develop communities in a more holistic way and to engage people in doing it while growing themselves. Training sessions on health,…

When children teach parents about urban farming

In Mukuru Slums children of poor families come regularly to a children shelter that one of our local partners has set up. There they get a cup of porridge, can do some studies, relax and stay together. Here they learn also a lot about hygiene and health. Some of the children engage also in the…

The first “fruits” by the system changer network Kenya

Today, let me just share what one or better two of our 11 partners within the system changer network reported: ———— “BITE OF CHANGE”MUKURU ANGAZA FILM ACADEMY recently concluded a two week intensive training on #mentorship, #Leadership, #Communication and #SocialChange in #WEBUYE, BUNGOMA. The training which was in partnership with Golden Age Albino Support Program…

The change should come from within – a MMH impact story that matters

It’s three years now that within our Making More Health (MMH) Initiative we have launched programs in communities living at the poverty line in Kenya. We have started to work with several partners (NGOs, universities, government and social enterprises), among them also GAASPP (Golden aging albinism support program) in Webuye and also with Mukuru Angaza…

It’s time to do things differently – System changers network Kenya launched

Have you ever asked yourself why after more than 50 years of social and environmental development activities by many NGOs, governments and also companies worldwide, after incredible financial investments and after so many successful, but often short term impact measurements that often have really showing a positive effect, the poverty rate, the environmental situation and…

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…