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23 July 2020
The suspension of both private and public transportation in Uganda cut many people off from their medications during the coronavirus lockdown. HIV-positive Ugandans were unable to travel to hospitals to access their a...
3 July 2020
Residents in Kibera, the largest slum in Kenya, have adopted early preventative practices to help slow the spread of coronavirus in the community. Much of this work has been led by community leaders who are working wi...
22 June 2020
Kenya's textile industry is finding new purpose and providing jobs to many during the Covid-19 pandemic. Although the industry had previously been nearly obsolete due to the import of clothing, the pandemic has given ...
7 October 2019
A region in Kenya has combined innovation and demand to develop a birthing cushion that helps to encourage mothers to deliver their babies at the local health center. As more women choose this option, the stigma aroun...
2 July 2019
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In the Horn of Africa, the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation has introduced insurance schemes for pastoralists who rely on livestock farming but are at risk for ever-increasing droughts due to cl...
19 October 2018
The emergence of solar lamps are changing the way of life for many in a remote village in Western Kenya. Not only creating a safer commute to and from work, solar lamps are also helping fuel the creation of jobs for m...
19 October 2018
Green gram farming has lead to some promising results for communities in Eastern Kenya. Allowing for more crop diversity, this breakthrough has proved to be both a cash crop and a food crop, which provides economic st...
4 September 2018
Jikos, which are energy-saving stoves, are making a difference in the lives of many living in Kenya. Switching from the standard open flame stove to these more modern cook-stoves have not only shown significant positi...
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