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 tree of hope in Nairobi‘s slums

In Mukuru Slum, Nairobi art boys have done a mosaics tree where community members join regularly alone to leave messages or in groups to discuss issues of Health and other issues that are emerging from the community. And the issues are a lot. Besides having heavy rains and floods, the lack of food and jobs…

Do you think your house is not good enough? Well, think twice!

My house is not big enough, my house faces only a small terrace, my house needs definitely a fitness room and sauna, my house needs to be perfect… People in the “rich” world are often unhappy and dream of better, bigger, individual luxury. Are they happy? Difficult to say. It seems that the level of…

Why HOPE for the young generation in the slums makes a difference!

If there is hope, the sky is the limit! Francis Gikufu, a social entrepreneur, has grown up himself in the slums of Nairobi. After some very difficult years as a young adoloscent he got support and learned on how to make real impact happen – for himself first and from there he started to engage…

If you care for us we have a little of hope to survive

“I had to make some stands for mounting the vessels. I educate them about personal hygiene and handwashing procedures as well as other ways of preventing the covid.19. I told them about the need for safety and keeping distance.” In our Making More Health communities – farmer cooperatives, villages and neighbors, especially the elderly- we…

Liquid soap for a better life made in our MMH house

Today our community in Webuye prepared for the first time liquid soap. In our community which consists of many people with Albinism (PwAs) and their relatives in that rural town in Western Kenya soap is not available and the means to buy a piece are not there at all. So, in our Making More Health…

Also we celebrated Christmas – for the first time!

This is our Making More Health house in Webuye, West Kenya where since a few weeks our community for people with albinism meets regularly for vocational trainings, for health awareness programs and just for staying together. A few days before Christmas our community decided that they wanted to celebrate Christmas together. here in the Making…

News from our Engagement for people with albinism

Sometimes change happens slowly, sometimes it can just take a few days. But always it depends on people who decide to make a difference. Thanks to my colleagues at Boehringer Ingelheim and the money they donated. And thanks to Chris, our social worker and Making More Health partner on the ground. For sure, we cannot…