#Kenya

  • Article: The UK Just Announced Its Biggest-Ever Direct Commitment to Tackle Climate Change in Africa
    Environment

    The UK Just Announced Its Biggest-Ever Direct Commitment to Tackle Climate Change in Africa

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 19, 2019

    Africa is responsible for just 3% of global emissions. Yet it’ll be the worst hit by climate change. Read more

  • Article: UK Parents Raise Over £500,000 to Fund Pregnancy Support Groups in Kenya
    Girls & Women

    UK Parents Raise Over £500,000 to Fund Pregnancy Support Groups in Kenya

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 17, 2019

    This tiny British charity’s first appeal completely smashed its target. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Is on Track to Feed 100,000 Kenyan Schoolchildren
    AdvocacyFood & Hunger

    This Activist Is on Track to Feed 100,000 Kenyan Schoolchildren

    By Joe McCarthy|July 12, 2019

    And she’s empowering local communities in the process. Read more

  • Article: This Kenyan Activist Is Fighting One of the World's Greatest Health Risks
    AdvocacyHealth

    This Kenyan Activist Is Fighting One of the World's Greatest Health Risks

    By Joe McCarthy|July 9, 2019

    Charlot Magayi is the 2019 Waislitz Global Citizen Award grand prize winner. Read more

  • Article: African Nations Must Enforce Progressive Family Laws to Protect Women & Girls, Say Campaigners
    Girls & Women

    African Nations Must Enforce Progressive Family Laws to Protect Women & Girls, Say Campaigners

    July 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many nations have progressive family laws but they’re not enforced. Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ Refugees in Kenya Celebrate Pride, Despite Fears of Discrimination
    Citizenship

    LGBTQ Refugees in Kenya Celebrate Pride, Despite Fears of Discrimination

    June 28, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many of the more than 750 LGBTQ refugees in Kenya are forced to live in the shadows. Read more

  • Article: 'Peace Ambassadors' Ease Water Conflicts in Drought-Prone Kenya
    Water & Sanitation

    'Peace Ambassadors' Ease Water Conflicts in Drought-Prone Kenya

    June 27, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Volunteers are being trained to show rural communities ways to use water more efficiently. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It
    Girls & Women

    Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 24, 2019

    The tax was scrapped last year but the minister of finance says it’s not working. Read more