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…

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…

KEnDIA, Kenya and Care for children

With KEnDIA, my not profit oriented online shop, I support a small center for children in Mukuru slums in Nairobi. The children center and library is more of a larger tin hut, but there is protection (at the moment the temperatures in Nairobi are 10-15 degrees in the morning, rainy season) and there is a…

A goat that matters – a gift that cares

Recently, when a colleague left the company my colleagues handed over a very special gift – not to her personally, but dedicated to her: a goat for our community with people with albinism in Webuye. The excitement in our local community was very big. It was the first goat among some chicken that will help…

A small engagement with huge impact

VICCO is not one of our main communities I work with under the Making More Health Initiative. However, where it is possible we share materials on safety, health and hygiene. With some private donations we helped to provide some food and to build a children care center ( very basic) in Mukuru slums. Some hygiene…

Women health kits are on the road

Some weeks ago we ran a webinar where we shared information about our local projects on women health. Our local NGO partners and social entrepreneurs explained how the situation is getting even more difficult for women as the accessibility to hygiene pads for many of them is not given (any more). The situation has always…

Sex for pads and women health in Covid times

The challenges to buy hygiene pads, growth of infections, raising prices for daily items…Cavin Odera, leader of the Wa-Wa organisation, reports about the situation of women health of women living close to the poverty line at Lake Victoria, Kenya. Want to know more? Have a look at this video: Video: The situation for women close…

When porridge brings a smile to you – thanks for your donation!

Last week our first donation money reached VICCO, a NGO in the slums of Nairobi that cares for children and youth, but also elderly. The need for food, but also safety, a cleaner environment and mental health is high. VICCO has started programs such as libraries, urban farming, drawing sessions and soccer games in the…