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…

Two worlds – same planet

That’s our world – We hope that restaurants can re-open soon, that the days with work and children at home will end soon. We hope that the economic loss will not be too big and our standards will not change. And that our holidays will be possible – what if not? But it will get…

Our people with albinism construct desks for our school

„Yes, I received the donation and by yesterday already 5 desks were ready, built by our community with people with albinism. Thanks to your employees who made this possible”, said Chris, our local partner and social worker from Ampath/GASAAP in Webuye, a town in Bungoma county in Western Kenya. There is a lot of energy…

Raising awareness at schools about albinism

Chris, my local social worker visited schools in Bungoma county in Western Kenya. Here we run a lot of projects with farmers and people with albinism. Chris went also to the schools where our children with Albinism learn and had staff meetings and discussions with teachers on how to handle children with Albinism. Some basic…

Good news from our farmers and school project in Western Kenya

I got some news from our local social worker and our projects in Bungoma county, Western Kenya: “Today, together with the trainers of Boehringer Ingelheim’s Lastmile Team we did a field review on the farmers who participated in a training that was applied 3 weeks ago. It was quite amazing and farmers are very much…

Pictures from our School building in Kenya

After demolishing the old school building in Webuye, Western Kenya now the preparation for the new building have started. In three month the first building will be ready. Teachers and students as well as students are looking forward. And we, too.

Safety trainings for schools in Kenya – that’s health, too!

The Making More Health safety book for schools and students in Kenya The safety book is our basic training material for teachers, students and parents in Kenya. The book contains topics such as how to ensure to make schools safer, eg that there are no strangers in the school yard, how to teach about safety…

Schools for poor are poorly managed – time to change

As one project of our work under the umbrella of the Making More Health Initiative, Boehringer Ingelheim and in close partnership with Ampath we invest in education for children from disadvantaged backgrounds in rural communities in Western Kenya. Schools for poor are managed poorly, schools for rich are managed in a rich way Investing in…