Safety trainings for schools in Kenya – that’s health, too!

The Making More Health safety book for schools and students in Kenya The safety book is our basic training material for teachers, students and parents in Kenya. The book contains topics such as how to ensure to make schools safer, eg that there are no strangers in the school yard, how to teach about safety…

Human rights starts on the ground – People with albinism meet farmers

It’s always on the ground, in the reality outside offices where change starts or not. When messages change ways of thinking, perceptions and, most of all, behaviors. When information and change goes beyond sectors and is not clear only to people who deal with it on a daily basis. When it reaches the ground. When…

A chair for life – thanks, colleagues!!! By

I met Molly in Homabay. A young woman with three children and a 27 years old husband who had an accident recently. With huge consequences. Paralyzed. Molly who needs to care for him. Molly who tries to earn some money with growing some small fish eggs. Still waiting that this business will start soon (…

Health trainings for farmers – diary farming, tippy taps and safety

Under the umbrella of our Making More Health Initiative in rural Western Kenya the trainings with farmers and farmer cooperatives have started. There are regular meetings where our colleagues from the Last Mile program teach farmers about Animal Health and farming. And sessions where daily health topics such as hygiene and safety issues are on…

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…

News from our Engagement for people with albinism

Sometimes change happens slowly, sometimes it can just take a few days. But always it depends on people who decide to make a difference. Thanks to my colleagues at Boehringer Ingelheim and the money they donated. And thanks to Chris, our social worker and Making More Health partner on the ground. For sure, we cannot…

You think it is impossible? Let’s try together …

It happened on the way. In one of the rare streets in Western Kenya which connect some rural areas to the next town. Bumpy streets (streets???) with a lot of holes and gaps of all sizes. A real challenging travel that requires a lot of time. The huge gap This time it seemed to be…