Initiating sustainable behaviour change to improve WASH services requires full understanding of; the existing situation, the barriers to improvement and the available resources. Kanjoo community has long suffered from diverse waterborne diseases such as amoeba, typhoid, cholera, and diarrhoea. With the continued commitment by THI to fund construction and improvement o

On a sunny Saturday, September 8th, 2023, the tight-knit community of Mbubune came together to witness the incredible transformation of an idle land of Mbubune Primary School space into a vibrant playground. The Hummingbird Initiative, a non-profit organisation known for its community-driven projects, took on the challenge of breathing life into this idle space. Their

For a long time, sports have been viewed as a way to stay healthy and in shape, but their importance goes much further. Playing sports teaches important life lessons like discipline, responsibility and teamwork. In addition, it also increases blood flow to the brain, leading to increased concentration, enhanced memory and stimulated creativity. At the […]

Parenting has never been easy, and even more difficult as a single parent. Having lost my husband and being a single mother to Trevor, I have to provide everything for my son. Some weeks ago, my son woke up with a very high fever. My first thought was that it was pneumonia but with the […]

Did you know that art can be used to enhance self-worth, creativity, and social development? The Hummingbird Initiative, in partnership with Zoë Jordan, a British fashion designer, held a three-day art competition at Kanjoo. The objective was to bring the community together to create a design for a Zoë Jordan bomber jacket. When the […]

THI had planned to establish sanitation facilitates in Kanjoo once a water borehole was up and running. However, in the last month, the Covid-19 pandemic has driven this project to the forefront. There is an immediate need for provisions and for education on hand washing to protect the community from the virus. We cannot wait […]

The coronavirus pandemic has gripped the world and numbers continue to rise rapidly across the globe. While much of the world is now under strict lockdown, the number of cases in Africa has remained relatively subdued. In Kenya, where the Hummingbird Initiative is active, out of its 53 million inhabitants, currently just over 200 people […]