When students collaborate with my friends in the slums of Nairobi…

Francis Gikufu and his team are doing a lot in the slums of Nairobi to empower young people – through teaching them about filming, theater play and staying together in a community. We are running a hackathon with Nairobi’s students to develop social entrepreneurial ideas and hygiene programs for Slum habitants. Instead of doing it…

Albinism in Kenya – people like you and me

What would you do if your child is born with Albinism? Would you abandon him or her? Read more about the difficult experiences of Yvonne Marando in our latest blog articles here. I have good friends who are albinos. And do you know what? They are just like you and me. A special hug to…

Small surprises can have a huge effect

Francis Gikufu, a young social entrepreneur, is very active in training young people in the slums on many health topics, self- awareness and self-confidence. He has set up the Mukuru Angaza Film Academy where the youth wants to give positive examples of life and share it with others. Because positive attitude and examples are encouraging…

About suicides, screening and caring in Kenya

Today, we managed to screen police officers in Webuye’s police station and also some local people who were on the market. The screening focuses on diabetes and hypertension. One of the police officers said: “I really like and appreciate this screening. It’s the first time ever that someone started to think of such an exercise…