When her husband died, Gladys Chepkorir had no time to linger on the grief. “Immediately after he died, his family started to ask me for the title deed,” she said. But her father knew that Kenya was in the process of adopting a new constitution that gave women unprecedented rights, including the right to own and inherit l...
Wherever we live in the world, our agriculture, food, family celebrations and our culture are what binds us to our countries. Within the African continent, there's a huge diversity of food culture. We asked our Africa team, who are made up of many African nationalities, to share their favourite foods.
“I can see a difference in how the children are interacting,” David remarks, sitting back in his chair. “Since they are full after eating, they can play more. And now, they are not getting infected with diseases because they are strong.”
David and Zipporah’s maize now towers above their house but despite what looks to be a promising harvest, the couple is anxious. The family of six are now eating just one meal a day: a single pot of rice for everyone. This is Kenya's hunger season, but the end is in sight.
More than 30% of clinics and hospitals in sub-Saharan Africa, serving approximately 255 million people, are without electricity. Here's six specific ways lack of electricity can affect patients, doctors and nurses in clinics and hospitals.
Several months ago, I read a blog on ONE's Facebook page stating that she didn’t believe sending teams on mission trips was worthwhile, and in some cases, might hurt. It caused me to pause and deeply discern whether my past five trips to Kenya were worthwhile.
Every year, Foreign Policy magazine publishes 'Postcards from Hell': photos from “the world’s 50 worst places”. Are these really the worst places, full of nothing but disease, poverty, terrorism and war? As a reality check, GuardianWitness wants you to send in pictures that reveal a different side to life in these count...
David and Zipporah don’t have electricity, but they do have solar lights. They bought their first Sun King Pro solar light in 2013. Now, with the lights, David and Zipporah can allocate the shillings they previously spent on kerosene for light on school fees for their four children.
Across Africa, a growing number of women farmers have a secret: incredible success. These women are not just farmers. They are also legal land owners, job creators, house builders, agriculture trainers and proud mothers of children going to university. Liberata, Anne and Maria are women farmers who are doing well. The se
Today, we unveil the fourth category in ONE and Accountability Lab's Honesty Oscars: Best Director. Like the Academy Awards, this category honours leaders who have a clear vision, visualise the execution of that vision, and carry it out through the help of their talented crew. In this case, this vision is a world without corr...