Road safety and an ambulance car are key for health

In our project areas in Western Kenya we run a lot of health awareness projects with farmers and their families. However, besides specific health and hygiene education it is also about reducing risks that impact people’s life day by day – in the houses, at work and on the road. And what if there is…

Because even in bad environments beauty makes a difference…

“Last Saturday we joined a community self help group that we have mentored as Vicco organization in environmental and slum beautification activities. People in the slums like to have a more beautiful environment, too. It’s not just because of living in the slums that it does not matter. With the support from Making More Health…

He4Her – She4Him (Part 2): the outcome

HOW DOES MEN’S HEALTH CONNECT TO WOMEN’S HEALTH. Outcome of our pilot training sessions. As report in part 1 we have launched a pilot training program in Homabay, Kenya on women’s and Men’s health. A good men’s health and women’s health are possible only if both genders health is equally considered and men care about…

Sex for pads and women health in Covid times

The challenges to buy hygiene pads, growth of infections, raising prices for daily items…Cavin Odera, leader of the Wa-Wa organisation, reports about the situation of women health of women living close to the poverty line at Lake Victoria, Kenya. Want to know more? Have a look at this video: Video: The situation for women close…

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…

Kicking out diabetes in the Langas slum of Eldoret

Kicking out diabetes – under the umbrella of Making More Health we engage in the Langas slum in Eldoret, Kenya. MMH peers are educated to raise awareness about diabetes when soccer teams play. The number of non communicable diseases is raising everywhere in a very obvious and dramatic way. But knowledge and treatment, esp in…

About suicides, screening and caring in Kenya

Today, we managed to screen police officers in Webuye’s police station and also some local people who were on the market. The screening focuses on diabetes and hypertension. One of the police officers said: “I really like and appreciate this screening. It’s the first time ever that someone started to think of such an exercise…