Urban farming tours to spread the knowledge in the slums

In the slums in Nairobi nutrient food has always been an issue. But in the past weeks the situation has worsened a lot. The more the activities on urban farming – which has been initiated two years ago by Shakur, leader of VICCO, – become more important and attract the attention of many people living…

A water tower that matters

“I cannot even remember that anyone has come and helped us with such kind of infrastructures here”, said one of the farmers when the big water tower elements arrived at the dam, a large source of natural water in the middle of Bungoma county. “This water tower will help a lot our families to get…

Holistic approaches to empower our farmer communities in Western Kenya

What is happening in our project areas in Bungoma County, Kenya in all the farmer projects? More than 12000 farmers and their families are involved, organized in 12 cooperatives. It’s not just about sharing good farmer practices and animal health training sessions, but also about a better hygiene, a better water quality and environment- friendly…

Our MMH house in Webuye – first constructions are done !

All started last November when we rented a small house to run the first training sessions on health and income generation. In the Covid crises it was A central place to share information on hygiene and to produce soap more than 130 families and people with albinism joined. And the number of interested people to…

What do you think of when you hear about slums?

When you think about slums do you think about poverty, waste, and poor education? When I was in slums in India and Kenya the first time I realized that it is much more than what I thought. Yes, there are a lot of poor people, a big issue with waste and hygiene and many other…

Training on Clean Water Initiative at Webuye started

The clean water initiative that we have launched a few days back has now been rolled out to our farmers and people with albinism community in Webuye. Impressions from the first training In our Making More Health house some of our future Community trainers (volunteers from the communities itself) learn about the usage of the…