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…

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…

Holistic approaches to empower our farmer communities in Western Kenya

What is happening in our project areas in Bungoma County, Kenya in all the farmer projects? More than 12000 farmers and their families are involved, organized in 12 cooperatives. It’s not just about sharing good farmer practices and animal health training sessions, but also about a better hygiene, a better water quality and environment- friendly…

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…

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…

Digitalization is key and a huge benefit for our school in rural Kenya

This week, our MMH school teachers received digital gadgets, 5 tablets and a projector. They were very happy and are ready to learn more. “Now even the pupils will have an opportunity to watch videos that are related to what we teach as per the curriculum”, they said. Soon training session will start In a…

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…