“Sun lotion chicken“ for our people in Kenya

This week the people with Albinism who are in our Making More Health community received some chicken. This will help them to generate some income. The days before they got some training on how to make sure that the chicken are treated in the right way and how to grow them. The poultry is an…

Suncream for two children – thanks to the sponsors!

Two children with Albinism could receive today hats, sunscreen lotion and washing liquid soap. Because two of my friends helped with some money to make this happen. Thank you!! The children have been without lotion for 4 months as the family cannot afford. When we did the visit at the family’s house the children had…

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 (…

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…

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…