Business skills are crucial to overcome poverty in a sustainable way

July, 29, 2021 – This week our second virtual business trainings program under the umbrella of the Making More Health initiative started, this time targeting small entrepreneurs from rural and urban communities living at the poverty line in Western Kenya. The second wave The training is based on eight sessions, each dedicated to a different…

When students learn from people living close to the poverty line – field visits during our Venture4change program in Kenya

Developing social entrepreneurial ideas for food safety and food security – this is the task in this year‘s Making More Health Venture4change program for students in Western Kenya. On Friday last week 50 students from three universities (Eldoret university, Moi university and Kibabii university) – after first theoretical sessions- learned directly from the ground while…

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…

A tree of hope in Nairobi‘s slums

In Mukuru Slum, Nairobi art boys have done a mosaics tree where community members join regularly alone to leave messages or in groups to discuss issues of Health and other issues that are emerging from the community. And the issues are a lot. Besides having heavy rains and floods, the lack of food and jobs…

A trainings day at our MMH house in Kenya

While in 2020 the MMH center was set up, the buildings were constructed and first training sessions on health took place, now the activities have grown – in numbers and topics. Many people join for the training sessions, even living in neighborhood counties. Training sessions on health topics and safety, special care for people with…

Two chicken for a better life

Just imagine you or your children are people with albinism. A genetic condition that makes life difficult, especially in Africa. Not so much, because if the condition itself, but mostly because of superstition, misbeliefs, exclusion in schools and later on often no jobs – poverty among families with people with albinism is widely spread…with all…

More schools get involved in our awareness programs about albinism and health

Today, our local GAASPP – MMH team visited one of the schools in the neighborhood that host our community children with Albinism together with our children who have vision problems. “We taught them on hygiene, enhanced advocacy and trained the staff on how to handle children with Albinism,” explains Chrisantus our local project manager. “These…