“What I have seen in Nairobi only in former times, has reached our farmers now” – Impressions from our farmers visit in Tongaren, Kenya

Together with a film team we visited recently our SCN partner organisation Core Heath and Wealth (CHW) in Tongaren, a very remote and rural area in Bungoma county. Organic farming fields which serve local, but also farmers from other locations and neighbor countries to learn about different farming solutions, a solar driven solar water system,…

More mental health for our farmers in Kenya

“On Tuesday we did our first mental health programme. The topic was about goal setting and how the farmers can contribute to mental wellness. These goals help us to face the future with anticipation and not apprehension. It’s was so exciting, people didn’t want us to conclude”, explains Vera Wanyonyi leading the Family part of…

System changer network Kenya in it’s 2nd year – connect to impact!

We believe in system approaches and networking when it comes to the development of communities living at or even under the poverty line – that’s how we run the system changer network Kenya in co-creation with local NGOs, social enterprises and most of all with the local communities. Next week our 2nd system changer network…

Road safety and an ambulance car are key for health

In our project areas in Western Kenya we run a lot of health awareness projects with farmers and their families. However, besides specific health and hygiene education it is also about reducing risks that impact people’s life day by day – in the houses, at work and on the road. And what if there is…

A government delegation visits our MMH Gardens

Today, a government delegation visited our MMH Kibisi Gardens in our farmer communities in Bungoma county, where also one of our MMH centers is located. The delegation was led by the Deputy County Commissioner in charge of Tongaren subcounty. “We had over 15 chiefs in attendance and the new Member of County Assembly. We shared…

Gaaspp about the work with PwA and how they were accepted by society

Communities have different members and this diversity has its own share of challenges. At Gaaspp we focus on people with albinism and the aged. Time and again people with albinism face unprecedented challenges ranging from social discrimination, family rejection, limited sun protection, no income source for those from humble backgrounds and biases at levels no…

When farmers form a choir it means a big step forward

This week – during our Making More Health Insights Week in Kenya – we visited also the Farmer cooperative Kibstar in Mbakalo ward, one of the cooperatives where we run – together with our local partner NGO Core Health & Wealth – a lot of programs and activities. Water purification and access support through an…

There was really nothing in 2019?

“Wasn’t there really nothing in 2019?”, I was asked several times during the first Leadership week day by my colleagues when we visited our Making More Health center in Webuye which is at a 5 minute distance from our MMH guesthouses. Indeed in 2019, we have just started our first projects together with our two…