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No. 26 - Three AM Reads Late Edition: Kenya's Geothermal Energy | Resilient Ivory Coast | Nigeria's FX Reserves

Kenya Pushes Forward on Geothermal Plans

It’s fantastic seeing Kenya continue to make progress on its Vision 2030 plan to be generating 5000MW of geothermal energy by 2030. 229 more words

Africa

Female Genital Mutilation in Kenya: a call to action for the sewing community

Cast your eye upon these glorious colours worn by a group of Maasai women I met in Kenya recently! I travelled there with a group of my university students to learn more about the cultural tradition of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM; also sometimes referred to as Female Genital Cutting or FGC), and to meet young residents of a slum in the capital city Nairobi.  1,151 more words

Sewing

The Opportunity to Address Kenya’s Corruption Problem

With the Kenyan Presidential elections on the horizon in 2017, incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta, who hopes to continue his regime, has spoken out against corruption, emphasizing that combating this widespread problem requires effort on the part of every Kenyan. 997 more words

Commentary

USAID Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Project (KIWASH)

USAID Kenya Integrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Project (KIWASH)

KIWASH aims to enable more than one million Kenyans across 9 counties to gain access to improved WASH services & increase access to irrigation & nutrition.  44 more words

Africa

Slum Ballet, Kenya

Imagine a child who lives without hope of ever getting out of the slums. Their parents grew up there, they are growing up there, and the only thing they can see in their future is the circle continuing with them having children, living and dying in the same circumstances. 85 more words

Activism

Giraffe and Tree

Giraffe and Tree

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Lisa Ware, on assignment for RiverHouse Photography of Caughdenoy

© RiverHouse Group of Caughdenoy, new YorK, LLC

Landscape

MATAROA (KENYA) - A Great Read

MATAROA (KENYA)

The life story of the 1928 Joe Slattery built launch, Mataroa (formally Kenya) & her restoration has been very well documented on ww. It was however a pleasure to be contacted earlier in the week by Elaine Reynolds, whose parents – Maurice & Pauline Reynolds owned the launch from 1968 to 1994. 1,228 more words

Launches