Highly regarded by locals, this little eatery allows you to choose your own meat from the butchery downstairs before it's barbequed on the fire and plated for you at the restaurant above.
In the first hour that I met my other co-finalists for the Cartier Women's Initiative Awards here in Paris, I knew this experience would be a precious life memory to look back on.
In reality these necklaces are all about women's economic empowerment. But that's not all some of the money these $20 necklaces generate is also funneled back into the local community.
ROME—A young girl from one of the biggest slums in Africa inspired supporters to raise more than 50,000 school meals during a World Food Day cam...
A nurse in a low-income neighborhood of Nairobi told me he once gave an abortion to a Catholic nun. When I told this story to another nurse in Nakuru, he scoffed: "I've given abortions to many nuns, too many to remember." What happens next with abortion in Kenya?
The unexpected impact of Dr. Wangari Maathai's work was to show that the solutions to our many societal and planetary ills often rests with those who bear the greatest burden.
Although I cannot explain why, I was so moved by this school and these girls -- their personal stories made me cry but their smiles warmed my heart -- I know that I was there for a reason and I was meant to do something with these feelings.
As NGOs shift our response from disaster to development -- teaching pastoralists who lost their herds to farm and other forms of livelihood diversification -- there are still many hungry people to feed.
By the time she arrived in Kenya, between her freshman and sophomore years at Princeton, Eden Full had already done the kind of hands-on work that can make a smart, ambitious student wonder whether getting a college degree is all that necessary.
A recent study estimated that 99% of the population of America and Western Europe never see a clear night sky unobscured by dust, smog and light pollution. In cities such as London, the firmament simply never darkens. Now imagine yourself reclining in a desert oasis on a clear moonless night, the air still and silent as you stare up at velvety black heavens carpeted with stars. Linger long enough, and you'll see satellites inching across the sky and glimpse shooting stars.
D'Souza's primary argument is that Obama is carrying out a deliberate "anti-colonial" agenda. Never mind that this is a real stretch, but what is much more disturbing is D'Souza's own agenda -- of promoting colonialism.
Today's video testimonial comes from one of the Here I Am Campaign Ambassadors, Maurine Murenga.
I think all Kenyans deserve an apology from Mr. D'Souza for his disrespect, but I won't be holding my breath.
Over the past few years, the concept of microcredit -- providing working capital loans to micro-entrepreneurs typically in the informal economy -- has come under scrutiny.
I hope the needs and feelings of vulnerable children with limited resources become a priority in prevention dialogue. While an emphasis can remain on stopping the transmission of HIV, let's also tell them medication has come a long way.
"We have forgotten to acknowledge when we hold power. We act as if money doesn't matter. That's really dishonest."