Your expert for sustainable development in Africa

Naomi Kirsten-Hurtig is a Kenyan-born German leadership trainer, coach & project manager for international sustainable development aid.

She is the founder of Better World Projects, co-founder and executive director of the German NGO Kinder- und Armenhilfe e. V. "Share love uplift Africa" and the Yehoshua Hurtig Foundation responsible for the sustainable development of the African continent.  In addition, Naomi has gained decades of experience in her professional medical career as a humanitarian nurse and dental assistant in her family clinic in Germany, in Africa and around the world.

She is an experienced communicator and bridge builder who communicates on a deep, emotional level. The goal of "Better World Projects" is to find solutions together with the local people and to inspire and motivate these communities for the future, while at the same time offering meaningful solutions. Only in this way does sustainability have a chance. Our principle is to treat people with dignity and respect and thus to change, renew and improve their well-being.

A selection of our most frequently requested services

Cultural mediator for governments, NGOs & companies

For successful & sustainable projects, we use our multi-cultural knowledge and our extensive relationships with local government & CBOs (community based organisations) e.g. politicians, church leaders, business people...

Educational Projects, Building Schools

For two decades, we have been committed to education projects across Africa. We improve, develop, strengthen and build schools from primary and secondary level to vocational training centres even in the most remote areas of Africa.

Expert Kenya & African Development Work

Our multicultural work is characterised by German work values, open communication, transparency, trustworthiness, ... Coupled with African enthusiasm, dignity & respect, we have all the tools to implement successful development projects.

Medical Outreaches

We offer support in organising medical aid missions on site in Africa. We organise medical teams, mental, holistic care & stress management counselling on site.

Leadership Development for women (Coaching)

For a community to be successful, women and girls need to be empowered in their leadership roles. We advocate for the well-being of women and children and provide lasting change in their self-confidence and power of leadership.

Leadership Development for youth (Coaching)

Our leadership coaching creates globally responsible youth changemakers who can significantly reduce corruption and bribery in all its forms. The focus is on quality education, raising awareness of sustainable development and lifestyles in harmony with nature.

Environmental Protection & Sustainability

My role as a mediator is to mobilise community leaders in a sustainable way, to work with them - across all departments, institutions and together with the residents of the communities. This is the only way for environmental protection and development projects to succeed in the long term...


In carrying out our activities, we have acquired a lot of knowledge on how to fight corruption and how to successfully circumvent it. We invite you to benefit from our knowledge with your own projects.

Exchange and Awareness Raising Programmes

In order to bring our cultures closer together and reduce barriers of understanding, we offer a series of exciting lectures, presentations & seminars on the topic of African culture.

Better World Projects
Sustainable development work

Overview - All our services


Educational Projects, Building Schools
Development Projects for Youth & Women
Environmental Protection & Sustainability
Medical Outreaches


Leadership Development: African Youth
Leadership Development: Women
Orientation programmes
Team Building Seminars
Exchange and Awareness Raising Programmes
Coaching for Children, Youth & Women


Cultural trips
On-site Orientation Programmes


Expert Kenya & African Development Work
Educational Projects, Building Schools
Cultural mediator for governments, companies & NGOs
Consulting for International Cooperation
      > Development Aid Grant Management
      > Representation for Kenya & Africa in Germany / Worldwide
      > Mediator & Peacemaker for Social Crises
      > Bridge-building Kenya-Germany
      > International Election Observer
Development Projects for Youth & Women
Environmental Protection & Sustainability

Our services in Germany 🇩🇪

For municipalities

  • Counseling in humanitarian and economic disasters in African countries, for women's rights - human rights issues and in cases of persecution of minorities
  • Counseling on political decisions in Germany with reference to Africa and Africans
  • Information and counseling for African families in Germany
  • Coaching for all women: strengthening self-esteem

For schools

  • Student exchange between Africa and Germany
  • Lectures and presentations about Africa
  • Awareness seminars on racism, discrimination and bullying for schools and other institutions
  • Cultural exchange, music & dancing

For African women in Germany

  • Counseling for African women's groups in Germany

Asylum/immigration issues

  • Counseling and support in asylum or immigration procedures
  • Improving health by counseling for women from Africa on questions of genital mutilation and women's right