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Kenya Drought

Innovative System Uses Rocks To Catch Rainwater In Kenya To Combat Drought

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.12.2016 | Impact

MAKUENI, Kenya, July 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Even after the heavy rains that drenched East Africa in April, Makueni County in eastern Kenya ...

'A Poor Man Shames Us All': Hunger in Northern Kenya

Elizabeth Wright | Posted 11.09.2011 | Impact
Elizabeth Wright

For the past two years in a row, the rains have totally failed in Northern Kenya -- and the lives of pastoralists have been violently disrupted. In fact, rains have either failed or been insufficient for five of the past seven years.

Sharing Loss in Marsabit: Praying for the Drought to Break

Elizabeth Wright | Posted 10.30.2011 | Impact
Elizabeth Wright

Just ten years ago, the landsape around Marsabit town was green, with fields of maize and beans, and mango trees all over the hillsides. Cool mists frequently clouded nearby Marsabit mountain. But all that has changed.