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 MMH school is growing

On 18 May 2021 the second building phase of the Making More Health school St. Paul’s Kibisi has started. This phase will include the construction of more classrooms and teachers’ room. In the first phase three classrooms and hygiene facilities had been set up. A huge tent in addition helped the students in the rainy…

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…