Liquid soap for a better life made in our MMH house

Today our community in Webuye prepared for the first time liquid soap. In our community which consists of many people with Albinism (PwAs) and their relatives in that rural town in Western Kenya soap is not available and the means to buy a piece are not there at all. So, in our Making More Health…

Also we celebrated Christmas – for the first time!

This is our Making More Health house in Webuye, West Kenya where since a few weeks our community for people with albinism meets regularly for vocational trainings, for health awareness programs and just for staying together. A few days before Christmas our community decided that they wanted to celebrate Christmas together. here in the Making…

Changing perceptions and more skills for PwAs – on health and farming

During a farmers’ training in West Kenya people discussed on the stigma and discrimination from People with albinism (PWAs) point of view. Changing perspectives is key Changing perspective helps to create more understanding for people who seems to be different. The more visible the differences are the more difficult it becomes to be seen as…

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…

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…

First steps to support people with Albinism in Webuye

It started some years back when Jane became my friend. Jane is a person with albinism, Kenyan and leads Positive Exposure, a NGO that started recently to support People with albinism (PwAs). I learned about the challenges these people encounter in their life. Incredible and horrible. Often extremely poor, excluded from society, often raped or…