Back to school in Kenya – or better staying at home?

Last Monday schools in Kenya re-opened. All children had to go back to school. Probably a good and not too difficult thing to do for all children from wealthier families but not so for children of the poor… The big challenge of payments Going to school means paying school fees, books, uniform. But how should…

A great day – an important school inauguration in Bungoma county

A few days back a great event has taken place: the inauguration of the school which we have built under the umbrella of Making More Health in Bungoma county, Western Kenya. The school for more than 750 students was in a very poor and even dangerous status when our local project partner and myself visited…

…and who cares about them?

Kenya, 10 June 2020. There are 2989 confirmed infections officially registered. The lockdown of the last weeks had many consequences: many informal jobs got lost. Lack of money, lack of means to protect themselves, more people suffering from hunger. Children are begging and who is not successful looks for food in the garbage places. Launch…

A digital game to improve handwashing around the globe

We are proud about Alive 365. Alive 365 is a group of Kenyan students who have participated in our Making More Health venture4change program a few months back in Nairobi have developed a game to bring more hygiene to children in the slums. And successfully implemented. In reality, not on paper only. A decisive moment…

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…