When children teach parents about urban farming

In Mukuru Slums children of poor families come regularly to a children shelter that one of our local partners has set up. There they get a cup of porridge, can do some studies, relax and stay together. Here they learn also a lot about hygiene and health. Some of the children engage also in the…

How flies produce organic food for animals and empower our farmers

Tobi Adgebite, a Social entrepreneur from Nigeria, is the founder of Entojutu, an organization in Nigeria. He had just finished an exciting year at kanthari – a social entrepreneurial center in India – when I met him the first time and learned about his ideas and solutions. A perfect match to our farmers in Western…

A water tower that matters

“I cannot even remember that anyone has come and helped us with such kind of infrastructures here”, said one of the farmers when the big water tower elements arrived at the dam, a large source of natural water in the middle of Bungoma county. “This water tower will help a lot our families to get…

It’s today where we can make a change in children’s life!

Based on the donations of a few colleagues and friends we could support a children home in Bungoma, Western Kenya. There live sixty boys and girls. Recently, we could help with some additional beds as most of the children still had to sleep on the ground without any mats. This time, we have financed bricks…

The first “fruits” by the system changer network Kenya

Today, let me just share what one or better two of our 11 partners within the system changer network reported: ———— “BITE OF CHANGE”MUKURU ANGAZA FILM ACADEMY recently concluded a two week intensive training on #mentorship, #Leadership, #Communication and #SocialChange in #WEBUYE, BUNGOMA. The training which was in partnership with Golden Age Albino Support Program…

The change should come from within – a MMH impact story that matters

It’s three years now that within our Making More Health (MMH) Initiative we have launched programs in communities living at the poverty line in Kenya. We have started to work with several partners (NGOs, universities, government and social enterprises), among them also GAASPP (Golden aging albinism support program) in Webuye and also with Mukuru Angaza…

Cooking with heart and hygiene

Our activities with the farmer cooperatives in Mbakalo in Bungoma county, Kenya over the past two years show now real differences and life of thousands has started to change: Better hygiene, more knowledge on health and health prevention, but also more skills, growing income, and concrete solutions built often by themselves. Adoption of our hygiene…

Systemic Partner networks “on the top” – big wins “on the ground”

Exchange of knowledge and sharing skills make a big difference! After our system changer network (SCN Kenya) launch two weeks ago where our eleven core partner organizations (Non profit organizations and social enterprises we work very closely and regularly with) from different parts in Kenya met and decided to continue and even to intensify working…