Drinking water issues in Homabay – water purifiers urgently needed

The situation of the people in Homabay who have lost their homes due to the floods of the past weeks is critical. Willis, a local climate change ambassador explains how the situation looks at the moment. Just watch this Video. With the donations of some employees we could provide some support for clean drinking water….

Floods, hunger, displacements eclipse COVID19

(For German Version scroll down) In Kenya, the situation is very critical. Not just because of COVID19 and the high infection rate that might not even be measurable due to a lack of testing. Not just because of missing masks and protection measurements, not because of missing hospital structures. But also because of a huge…

Nice memories from Homa Bay

Homa Bay is a small town at Lake Victoria. There is no big tourism although the surroundings and landscapes are very colorful and attractive: The fishing boats, the fishing markets, the Homa hills … the town itself is built along a bay and has ca. 65000 habitants. Also one of our Making More Health Social…

WA-WA and the women at Victoria Lake

Today, I have spent time in Homa Bay, Southwestern Kenya. It was a long, very emotional and amazing day with Cavin and his team. And a nice evening in a huge family of amazing people: WA-WA means “fishing women” Cavin Odero has established WA-WA, a social entrepreneurship organization. Cavin and his team take care of…

Sex for fish – HIV and abuse at the Victoria lake

WA-WA Kenya  aims to stop  ‘sex for fish’  practices by  empowering  women and teenage girls around lake Victoria. “Our main goal is to address social inequalities between men and women which is resulting in a lack of recognition of their  rights, very restricted access to opportunities and to power: this results in difficulties to major economic…

Why it is important that women in Kenya learn fishing

Dried fish from the Victoria lakeI have met Cavin and Francis in Nairobi. Both of them had a rather challenging life when they grew up. Difficult family situations, death, poverty, frustrations… and both are appassionate for a big dream. And things changed: They have been together in an eight months social entrepreneurial program “kanthari” in…