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…

1000 kitchen gardens & more for a healthier life

It seems to be strange – at a first sight. In the rural areas in Bungoma County, Western Kenya, our local NGO partner conducts a big project on building 1000 kitchen gardens together with the farming communities. Kitchen gardens where farming is daily on the agenda? It’s true. Farming is happening. Most of the farmers…

Holistic approaches to empower our farmer communities in Western Kenya

What is happening in our project areas in Bungoma County, Kenya in all the farmer projects? More than 12000 farmers and their families are involved, organized in 12 cooperatives. It’s not just about sharing good farmer practices and animal health training sessions, but also about a better hygiene, a better water quality and environment- friendly…

Admission of our children for albinism – a happy day!

A few days back, the children of our communities in Bungoma County, Western Kenya have started school. Among them also our children with albinism were warmly welcomed. In the past two years we have raised a lot of awareness on the situation of these children, who very often suffered because of superstition and misunderstanding. This…

The marathon kuku or how to make your life a better one with chicken

People living at the poverty line are very happy when they can own a few chicken. That’s true I’m many countries and also here in Kenya. Having chicken – here they are called kuku- means having eggs and growing chicken means also having some small income. When I come for visit in the families often…

Back in Mukuru slums in the Covid crises

The next two weeks I’m back in Kenya to meet many people and visit the different social enterprises, local partners and projects, which we are running together with our local partners – mainly in Western Kenya. And to learn how locals tackle with the Covid situation… After the arrival in Nairobi during the first day…

How jeans can help to grow plants in slum areas

Jeans are more than just a piece of trousers. Filled with soil and seeds it becomes an organic container to produce healthy vegetables. But it’s also many other containers that find a second way of usage while serving to grow plants. Find out more on this topic and how – in very frugal ways –…