When the benefit is visible, scaling up becomes natural

Two years ago our activities with Health and hygiene training sessions, social economic development, infrastructural investments and general educational support in Kenya have started. One of our local core partners GAASP has now opened a first affiliated office, 400 km away from Webuye, Kenya where our first Making More Health house receives today nearly 300…

Admission of our children for albinism – a happy day!

A few days back, the children of our communities in Bungoma County, Western Kenya have started school. Among them also our children with albinism were warmly welcomed. In the past two years we have raised a lot of awareness on the situation of these children, who very often suffered because of superstition and misunderstanding. This…

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…

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…