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Sauti Sol, Lupita Nyong'o and Amani to represent Kenya in MAMAs 2014

Three Kenyans have made it to the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) nomination list. They have been selected in different categories and they include Lupita Nyong’o, Amani and Sauti Sol. 372 more words


Spring Fashion Watch

Check out our spring looks that are popping up in our boutique lately: we’ve got lapa printed pocket dresses and double wrap belts from Liberia, fold-over bags from our Amani Kenya center, jewelry from Nairobi, and infinity scarves and pencil skirts from our partners One Mango Tree. 52 more words




Thomson’s Gazelle, Nairobi National Park, Kenya; late 1970s.

The smallest of the open plains antelopes.  It survives in an ecosystem that also contains Lion, Cheetah, Spotted Hyaena and Hunting Dog. 18 more words


The Case for Smallholder Farmers

In my “restructuring period”, I have the luxury of having time to read books. I just finished The Last Hunger Season by Roger Thurow, a fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. 567 more words

International Development

Friday Story: A New Life

Greetings and happy Friday!

This Sunday, Free Wheelchair Mission celebrates Easter. It’s a time of remembering Jesus’ journey to the cross and His ultimate sacrifice. This week I wanted to share a story with you of a girl I met in Kenya in January who as a result of your continued generosity has received new life through her wheelchair. 408 more words

From The Field

A Year Ago Today

A year ago today. 

A year ago today I was on the World Race in Kenya. 

A year ago today my life drastically changed. 

I decided to reflect back on my journal to the day before and the week after the robbery. 961 more words


WISEArchive was invited along to Attleborough to chat with the ladies of the Evergreen Ladies’ Club about their working lives. What a list of jobs they had: from Briton’s Brush factory, chartered accountancy, working in catering, Eastwoods chickens, telecommunications, Ilford films, childcare, first female court usher, working in local stores and many more. 20 more words