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…

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…

With employee donations our third MMH center starts to “live”

How our Making More Health center in Kenya developed so far We have opened our first Making More Health center in Webuye in 2020 to support people with albinism and elderly in Western Kenya and the second center in 2021 in Eldoret to support women and families in Langas slums. In both centers a lot…

How flies produce organic food for animals and empower our farmers

Tobi Adgebite, a Social entrepreneur from Nigeria, is the founder of Entojutu, an organization in Nigeria. He had just finished an exciting year at kanthari – a social entrepreneurial center in India – when I met him the first time and learned about his ideas and solutions. A perfect match to our farmers in Western…

A water tower that matters

“I cannot even remember that anyone has come and helped us with such kind of infrastructures here”, said one of the farmers when the big water tower elements arrived at the dam, a large source of natural water in the middle of Bungoma county. “This water tower will help a lot our families to get…

Cooking with heart and hygiene

Our activities with the farmer cooperatives in Mbakalo in Bungoma county, Kenya over the past two years show now real differences and life of thousands has started to change: Better hygiene, more knowledge on health and health prevention, but also more skills, growing income, and concrete solutions built often by themselves. Adoption of our hygiene…

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…

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…