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…

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…

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…

There is magic when we put dots together and connect people

After a very successful leadership week with more than 20 managers in Bungoma county in Kenya, after launching very concrete projects on the ground with farmers, teachers and with the buy in also from the governmental site, after a first income generation training and a huge youth venture program launch at Nairobi and a concrete…

Meeting the governor and looking at things from different perspectives

Today we had a big honor. Our Making More Health leadership team, more than 20 managers from different functions and countries who are participating actually in our MMH Insights week were invited by H. E., the governor of Bungoma county in Kenya, to a meeting. In Bungoma county, besides having started a screening program on…

Kicking out diabetes in the Langas slum of Eldoret

Kicking out diabetes – under the umbrella of Making More Health we engage in the Langas slum in Eldoret, Kenya. MMH peers are educated to raise awareness about diabetes when soccer teams play. The number of non communicable diseases is raising everywhere in a very obvious and dramatic way. But knowledge and treatment, esp in…

Social entrepreneurial Leadershipweek in rural Kenya has started

More than twenty managers from different countries and different functions have come to Kenya to participate in a very disruptive leadership week under the umbrella of the Making more Health initiative from Boehringer Ingelheim in close collaboration with our partner Ampath*. While these leadership weeks have been done for more than four years already in…