What do you think of when you hear about slums?

When you think about slums do you think about poverty, waste, and poor education? When I was in slums in India and Kenya the first time I realized that it is much more than what I thought. Yes, there are a lot of poor people, a big issue with waste and hygiene and many other…

When rain takes it all…

Covid, poverty, floods – which is the most difficult one? In the middle of our hygiene activities project in Mukuru Slums in Nairobi, it’s not just the virus that creates a lot of challenges. It’s poverty, too. And it’s floods. Just imagine you live in the slums with a few things sitting in your small…

Drinking water issues in Homabay – water purifiers urgently needed

The situation of the people in Homabay who have lost their homes due to the floods of the past weeks is critical. Willis, a local climate change ambassador explains how the situation looks at the moment. Just watch this Video. With the donations of some employees we could provide some support for clean drinking water….

Floods, hunger, displacements eclipse COVID19

(For German Version scroll down) In Kenya, the situation is very critical. Not just because of COVID19 and the high infection rate that might not even be measurable due to a lack of testing. Not just because of missing masks and protection measurements, not because of missing hospital structures. But also because of a huge…