#East Africa

  • Article: 14 Photos of Staggering Famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, and Yemen
    Food & Hunger

    14 Photos of Staggering Famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, and Yemen

    By James O'Hare| March 27, 2017

    Statistics aren't enough. Read more

  • Article: African nations will build a Great Wall of trees across the continent!
    Environment

    African nations will build a Great Wall of trees across the continent!

    By Katherine Curtiss | May 9, 2016

    The Great Green Wall Initiative will save Africa’s Sahel and Saharan regions. Read more

  • Article: Changing African stereotypes one episode at a time
    Finance & Innovation

    Changing African stereotypes one episode at a time

    March 22, 2016 |Mama Hope

    “We decided that I would travel to 3 communities spending a month documenting each." Read more

  • Article: The end of Uber in Nairobi?
    Finance & Innovation

    The end of Uber in Nairobi?

    By Katherine Curtiss | Feb. 8, 2016

    When an international company threatens business. Read more

  • Article: "Kura Yako": Why Tanzania's future lies in the hands of its youth
    Citizenship

    "Kura Yako": Why Tanzania's future lies in the hands of its youth

    Oct. 23, 2015 |Restless Development

    Young Tanzanians get ready to turn up and vote in their thousands Read more

  • Article: Mental health: the good, the bad, and the inhumane treatments
    Health

    Mental health: the good, the bad, and the inhumane treatments

    By Ari Medina| Oct. 22, 2015 |Global Poverty Project

    How mental health is treated around the world. Read more

  • Article: Daphne Nederhorst is a Waislitz Award finalist for empowering youth in extreme poverty
    Citizenship

    Daphne Nederhorst is a Waislitz Award finalist for empowering youth in extreme poverty

    Aug. 27, 2015

    Daphne started Sawa World to end poverty through empowerment and business for youth. Read more

  • Video: 3 ways it pays to invest in women
    Girls & Women

    3 ways it pays to invest in women

    By Hans Glick| June 2, 2015 |TakePart

    See how 3 East African communities are empowering women right now. Read more