Living Goods is a Uganda-based social enterprise with a mission to ensure that every family has the health they need to thrive, not just survive. Living Goods is living up to this mission by fully equipping community health workers with digital tools to provide basic health services.
We caught up with Maru to explore what is important for her when assessing potential applicants. Maru Winnacker was just a baby when she was found alone on the streets of Seoul. At the age of three, she was adopted by a family based in the Frankfurt am Main area of Germany.
Professor Stefan Hell received the Bayer Hansen Family Award before he was crowned a Nobel Prize winner. "My fascination with doing something that could alter the course of science was greater than my fear of ending up a pauper!"
The Covid-19 lockdown has made it difficult to reach people face-to-face with health information. Supported by the Bayer Foundation, the ARCTEC team at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is now organizing a mobile messaging service in Mali to help fight Covid-19 whilst also preventing a rise in malaria cases.