The discovery of oil must be good news for people of Turkana who have always felt left out by government of the day. But will people of Turkana really benefit from the excursion? The signs do not look good.
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Here in Katiko, people are receiving approximately $25 USD a month in aid, which they spend on school fees, household items and food.
There are no words to capture death by starvation but I bear witness to the fact: the young and old of Turkana are starving to death.
Turkana is just one of many regions in the Horn of Africa that have been affected by the serious drought that has put more than 15 million people at risk.
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