Artemisia packing in the Making More Health house and first planting result

Recently, in the Making More Health house and in 4 more locations in Western Kenya our Artemisia farming training has started. Some of the of trained people from our albinism communities, but also other smallholder farmers have already started and the first results are visible. the Artemisia plants are fragile and continuous care is needed….

World Malaria Day in Webuye: making a difference to our communities

A few days back in our MMH community center in Webuye, Kenya we celebrated World Malaria Day. “In 2019, the Kenya national malaria incidence was reported at 125.92 cases per thousand population. In counties that make up the Lake Endemic Region in western Kenya, however, the incidences reported were significantly higher than the national average….

A trainings day at our MMH house in Kenya

While in 2020 the MMH center was set up, the buildings were constructed and first training sessions on health took place, now the activities have grown – in numbers and topics. Many people join for the training sessions, even living in neighborhood counties. Training sessions on health topics and safety, special care for people with…

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…

Two chicken for a better life

Just imagine you or your children are people with albinism. A genetic condition that makes life difficult, especially in Africa. Not so much, because if the condition itself, but mostly because of superstition, misbeliefs, exclusion in schools and later on often no jobs – poverty among families with people with albinism is widely spread…with all…

More schools get involved in our awareness programs about albinism and health

Today, our local GAASPP – MMH team visited one of the schools in the neighborhood that host our community children with Albinism together with our children who have vision problems. “We taught them on hygiene, enhanced advocacy and trained the staff on how to handle children with Albinism,” explains Chrisantus our local project manager. “These…

Our MMH house – a house of trust, inclusion and partnering

The MMH house – a place that brings more health and happiness to the people This week, at our Making More Health house the training sessions re-started. The Making More Health house was built last year in a town in Western Kenya to teach people with albinism and to give them a place to meet…

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…