Our school buildings in rural Kenya are on the way

In the 2nd phase of our MMH school project, St. Kibisu school close to Webuye, Kenya, three additional 3 classrooms and pit latrines have already been added this year. We are thankful also to the local contractor as he helps to make this school a very special one- not just through the way or quality…

Our Making More Health Center in Webuye, Kenya is growing

The construction works in our Making More Health Center in Webuye are going on. Only a few months have passend since we inaugurated the first buildings, a training hall for health and hygiene sessions and a production room for e.g. soap. We have started to run a lot of different training sessions for the communities,…

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…

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…

A health and meeting center for women in the slums in Eldoret

Langas is the second biggest slum area in Kenya. Here in Eldoret, together with our NGO partner Solwodi/Solasa we build a Health and Meeting center for women and children. In a few months the old small houses where they meet and are trained at the moment cannot be used any more. We, under the umbrella…

How school bags help farmer families to survive and create additional benefit

Our farmers, close to Webuye in Western Kenya are organized in cooperatives. They are one of the communities we work with under the umbrella of our Making More Health initiative. When I visited the Kibisi Farming cooperative group the last time we launched together with employees from Boehringer Ingelheim and local trainers regular farming training…

Trainings at Kenyan school with students and parents started

Two days ago, parents of the school in Kibisi (Western rural Kenya), have been trained on safety in their homes and on the importance of maintaining cleanliness at home to make more health happen. These parents are the parents of about 750 students visiting a very old school in a very bad condition which we…

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…