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…

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…

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…

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…

When girls suffer and drop out of school because of menstruation

By end of September 2019 the newspapers in Kenya reported about a suicide of a teenager girl. She had committed suicide after having been blamed at school because of bleeding… Many girls and women in Kenya and many other parts of the world. have huge challenges – every month, again and again. They don’t have…