Meeting the president

I’m very happy to see our Afrika kommt! participant Elizabeth and my colleague visiting and discussing with our German president. That’s what Elizabeth from Kenya says after nearly a year being in Germany and having worked 8 months with us at the Making More Health initiative: “A day at the German Präsident’s Palace at Bellevue,…

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…

An interview in Kenya about schools, students and challenges

When we arrive at one of the governmental primary schools which are not in good conditions here in Boguma county, Kenya, there are hundreds of children. Officially, a school for 400 students. But the number is students is growing every day: around 700 children are sitting in the classrooms. The number of teachers is far…