Water is life. Rain is a major component of the water cycle and is responsible for depositing most of the freshwater on the Earth. 98 per cent of Kenya’s agriculture is rain-fed. Kanjoo community being an agricultural community, access to sufficient water for farming purposes is key. And especially water for irrigation of the Miraa […]

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 […]

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 […]