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…

Our Making More Health Center in Webuye, Kenya is growing

The construction works in our Making More Health Center in Webuye are going on. Only a few months have passend since we inaugurated the first buildings, a training hall for health and hygiene sessions and a production room for e.g. soap. We have started to run a lot of different training sessions for the communities,…

Two chicken for a better life

Just imagine you or your children are people with albinism. A genetic condition that makes life difficult, especially in Africa. Not so much, because if the condition itself, but mostly because of superstition, misbeliefs, exclusion in schools and later on often no jobs – poverty among families with people with albinism is widely spread…with all…

A very special magazine…

Only a few days back Jane Waithera and her team from the Positive Exposure Organisation, located in Nairobi, have published their second magazine on people with albinism. In this Magazine you find stories of resilience and strength shared by persons with Albinism as they dealt with the challenges brought by the pandemic. You can download…

Our MMH house – a house of trust, inclusion and partnering

The MMH house – a place that brings more health and happiness to the people This week, at our Making More Health house the training sessions re-started. The Making More Health house was built last year in a town in Western Kenya to teach people with albinism and to give them a place to meet…

The impact of our albinism awareness program in Kenya

A few weeks ago we run several albinism awareness training sessions together with our local NGO partner Chris at the Making More Health house. The participants were teachers, nurses, governmental health workers and people with albinism and their families. Due to Covid 19 and the precaution measurements taken only 15 people could participate in one…