The impact of our albinism awareness program in Kenya

A few weeks ago we run several albinism awareness training sessions together with our local NGO partner Chris at the Making More Health house. The participants were teachers, nurses, governmental health workers and people with albinism and their families. Due to Covid 19 and the precaution measurements taken only 15 people could participate in one…

More Urban farming and mental health in Nairobi’s slums

„My names are Dedan, Shakur, and many others. I got them from the street. I am a second born of 4 raised by a single mother. Survived in the street of Nairobi for 11yrs. With all the things that you live there: hunger, abuse of drugs, crime, indignity. Later I was rescued and taken to…

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…

MMH Youth event on women hygiene

28.09.2020 – Girls in the slums have huge challenges due to the lack of sanitary towels. Also in Langas slum , the 2nd biggest slum in Kenya, the problem was recently highlighted in the media.  As part of our health activities in our project areas in Eldoret and Bungoma county, Making More Health has donated…

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…

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…