Frugal farming and engagement for children in Nairobi‘s slums

I’m back in Kenya for the next three weeks meeting with social organizations, social enterprises and also a huge conference and our Leadership weeks – in several locations across the country. Today, let me share some impressions and two videos from my visit to the Nairobi’s slum Mukuru. The social organization VICCO works there with…

The MMH teens club, cakes and joy

The MMH Teens club The MMH teens club in Mukuru slums, Nairobi, is a regular meeting point for teens who live in the area where our partner organization VICCO is active and runs a lot of different activities in projects, especially with women, but also youth. Young people from the age of 13 – 16…

Because even in bad environments beauty makes a difference…

“Last Saturday we joined a community self help group that we have mentored as Vicco organization in environmental and slum beautification activities. People in the slums like to have a more beautiful environment, too. It’s not just because of living in the slums that it does not matter. With the support from Making More Health…

When children teach parents about urban farming

In Mukuru Slums children of poor families come regularly to a children shelter that one of our local partners has set up. There they get a cup of porridge, can do some studies, relax and stay together. Here they learn also a lot about hygiene and health. Some of the children engage also in the…

It’s today where we can make a change in children’s life!

Based on the donations of a few colleagues and friends we could support a children home in Bungoma, Western Kenya. There live sixty boys and girls. Recently, we could help with some additional beds as most of the children still had to sleep on the ground without any mats. This time, we have financed bricks…

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…