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…

When 700 people run an unforgettable day for you…

Today, I visited our school in Webuye, Western Kenya. Nearly two years have passed since I had been here and we had decided to abolish the old, dangerous and extremely poor school building and to build a school that allows a real teaching – with teachers rooms, toilets and classrooms where two classes can be…

He4Her – She4Him (Part 2): the outcome

HOW DOES MEN’S HEALTH CONNECT TO WOMEN’S HEALTH. Outcome of our pilot training sessions. As report in part 1 we have launched a pilot training program in Homabay, Kenya on women’s and Men’s health. A good men’s health and women’s health are possible only if both genders health is equally considered and men care about…

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…

Do you think your house is not good enough? Well, think twice!

My house is not big enough, my house faces only a small terrace, my house needs definitely a fitness room and sauna, my house needs to be perfect… People in the “rich” world are often unhappy and dream of better, bigger, individual luxury. Are they happy? Difficult to say. It seems that the level of…