#Kenya

  • Article: Kenyan Farmers Brace for Second Onslaught of Crop-Devouring Locusts

    Kenyan Farmers Brace for Second Onslaught of Crop-Devouring Locusts

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 26, 2020

    With 3 million Kenyans already facing food shortages, new locust swarms are starting to appear. Read more

  • Article: This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    This Supercomputer Could Help End the Locust Invasion Currently Destroying Parts of East Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 19, 2020

    The supercomputer predicts weather conditions that create perfect breeding grounds for locusts. Read more

  • Article: 5 Formidable Young Women Who Are Shaping Africa’s Future

    5 Formidable Young Women Who Are Shaping Africa’s Future

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 6, 2020

    “Somewhere a girl is facing injustices — so it is my duty to address them.” Read more

  • Article: Unplanned Pregnancies Are Increasing in Kenya as Family Planning Services Decline

    Unplanned Pregnancies Are Increasing in Kenya as Family Planning Services Decline

    By Catherine Caruso|March 2, 2020

    Unintended pregnancies have increased by 44%. Read more

  • Feature: How Global Citizen’s Zoë Kelland Fights Extreme Poverty in Her Job and Beyond
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    How Global Citizen’s Zoë Kelland Fights Extreme Poverty in Her Job and Beyond

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Pia Gralki|Feb. 28, 2020

    She juggles being our director of digital campaigns with supporting children's education in Kenya. Read more

  • Article: Arrest of 3 Kenyan Vendors Caught With Plastic Bags Is Sparking Outrage Over Inequality

    Arrest of 3 Kenyan Vendors Caught With Plastic Bags Is Sparking Outrage Over Inequality

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 24, 2020

    Kenya banned plastic bags in 2017, but enforcing the severe punishments could devastate families. Read more

  • Article: How Farmers in Central Kenya Are Tackling Malnutrition With Sweet Potatoes

    How Farmers in Central Kenya Are Tackling Malnutrition With Sweet Potatoes

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 18, 2020

    A farmers' cooperative is growing resilient sweet potato and making popular bakery products with it. Read more

  • Article: Women Are Championing HPV Vaccine Campaigns in Kenya

    Women Are Championing HPV Vaccine Campaigns in Kenya

    By Jacky Habib|Feb. 12, 2020

    The East African region has the highest burden of cervical cancer in the world. Read more