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…

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…

Our MMH house – a house of trust, inclusion and partnering

The MMH house – a place that brings more health and happiness to the people This week, at our Making More Health house the training sessions re-started. The Making More Health house was built last year in a town in Western Kenya to teach people with albinism and to give them a place to meet…

A health and meeting center for women in the slums in Eldoret

Langas is the second biggest slum area in Kenya. Here in Eldoret, together with our NGO partner Solwodi/Solasa we build a Health and Meeting center for women and children. In a few months the old small houses where they meet and are trained at the moment cannot be used any more. We, under the umbrella…

Trainings at Kenyan school with students and parents started

Two days ago, parents of the school in Kibisi (Western rural Kenya), have been trained on safety in their homes and on the importance of maintaining cleanliness at home to make more health happen. These parents are the parents of about 750 students visiting a very old school in a very bad condition which we…

Liquid soap for a better life made in our MMH house

Today our community in Webuye prepared for the first time liquid soap. In our community which consists of many people with Albinism (PwAs) and their relatives in that rural town in Western Kenya soap is not available and the means to buy a piece are not there at all. So, in our Making More Health…

Changing perceptions and more skills for PwAs – on health and farming

During a farmers’ training in West Kenya people discussed on the stigma and discrimination from People with albinism (PWAs) point of view. Changing perspectives is key Changing perspective helps to create more understanding for people who seems to be different. The more visible the differences are the more difficult it becomes to be seen as…

See some results from our soap training with farmers in Kenyaki

A few weeks ago we started a first soap training with farmers in Webuye, WestKenya. Now the first results are here and ideas on how to raise more awareness for hygiene and income generation. Sometimes it’s just a small skill training that can make a huge impact ! Besides that the soap training helps in…