Good harvest does not mean automatically good income

Good farming depends on many factors: soil and climate, knowledge, good seed and … storage opportunities In Webuye, West Kenya we partner with two farmer cooperatives, named Naima and Kibisi. That‘s ca. 1000 farmers in total. Since October 2019 they participate in our animal health training sessions. Some farmer women have tailored hundred school bags…

Training on Clean Water Initiative at Webuye started

The clean water initiative that we have launched a few days back has now been rolled out to our farmers and people with albinism community in Webuye. Impressions from the first training In our Making More Health house some of our future Community trainers (volunteers from the communities itself) learn about the usage of the…

Simple solutions to make drinking water safe – 6000 people will benefit

A few days back, we have launched a pilot project to make more drinking water available to our communities in  our Making More Health project area in Bungoma county, Western Kenya.  More than 6000 individuals living close to the poverty line in rural areas will benefit from it. How it works? Helioz, a social enterprise…

Let’s have a drink together – or are you hesitant?

Above is the spring water well that is being used by over 300 household’s here in the surrounding of Webuye in Western Kenya. The people have been drawing stagnant water, and used it as drinking water. The consequences were often water with a high bacteria level right from the water source thus leading to diarrhea…

Two worlds – same planet

That’s our world – We hope that restaurants can re-open soon, that the days with work and children at home will end soon. We hope that the economic loss will not be too big and our standards will not change. And that our holidays will be possible – what if not? But it will get…

The rainy season makes it even more challenging

It’s rainy season in Kenya. A lot of mud and humidity- especially in the rural areas. Many people are sick. It’s high season for cough and cold as well as other infectious diseases. The situation has never been good. With the Corona virus spreading around the situation is dramatic. Huge challenges for elderly and differently…

If you care for us we have a little of hope to survive

“I had to make some stands for mounting the vessels. I educate them about personal hygiene and handwashing procedures as well as other ways of preventing the covid.19. I told them about the need for safety and keeping distance.” In our Making More Health communities – farmer cooperatives, villages and neighbors, especially the elderly- we…

Our school – a hygiene hub in crisis times

In the last months under the umbrella of Making More Health we have finalized the first building block for a school in Bungoma county. The inauguration was planned for end of March. But now this has been postponed. At school 750 students and their families around benefit from the new infrastructure which includes also hygienic…