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…

A great day – an important school inauguration in Bungoma county

A few days back a great event has taken place: the inauguration of the school which we have built under the umbrella of Making More Health in Bungoma county, Western Kenya. The school for more than 750 students was in a very poor and even dangerous status when our local project partner and myself visited…

A training with huge impact – albinism in Kenya

Last week we conducted our 3 days of Albinism Awareness training in Webuye. With the help of our partners Golden Age Albinism Support group and Positive Exposure we from Making More Health educated county officials, police officers and other community opinion shapers on the fir treatment of Person with Albinism. With the knowledge and resource…

Our MMH house in Webuye – first constructions are done !

All started last November when we rented a small house to run the first training sessions on health and income generation. In the Covid crises it was A central place to share information on hygiene and to produce soap more than 130 families and people with albinism joined. And the number of interested people to…

Women taboos and a solution with a win win effect

The hygiene situation to manage well menstruating has never been good for girls and women living close to the poverty line. But now – with the Covid crises- the challenges get even worse. Often, the financial means are simply not there to buy menstruation pads or similar women hygiene articles. Still today in many areas…

Masks and beans for the poor – difficult situation in the slums

In Mukuru slums , Nairobi, the situation is really bad. “Children are at the verge of dying due to hunger. Three children died in the neighborhood,” says Francis, our local partner and social entrepreneur who in the past weeks had already organized a lot of soap making and mask production as part of our Making…

Training on Clean Water Initiative at Webuye started

The clean water initiative that we have launched a few days back has now been rolled out to our farmers and people with albinism community in Webuye. Impressions from the first training In our Making More Health house some of our future Community trainers (volunteers from the communities itself) learn about the usage of the…

Simple solutions to make drinking water safe – 6000 people will benefit

A few days back, we have launched a pilot project to make more drinking water available to our communities in  our Making More Health project area in Bungoma county, Western Kenya.  More than 6000 individuals living close to the poverty line in rural areas will benefit from it. How it works? Helioz, a social enterprise…