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Fighting Famine in Kenya One (Cassava) Crop at a Time

PETER KITHENE September 10, 2012 Just say the name ‘“Katrina” and instantly countless images and tragic memories arise of a brutal and deadly hurricane. In the United States it’s hurricanes which are given names, though many cultures name…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
11 Sep 2012

Kenya

For Poor Kenyans, Health Care is a Life-or-Death Struggle

PETER KITHENE August 20, 2012 One thing I have learned about the poor of rural Africa is they are dying to believe in the systems that consistently cheat them of health and hope. The truth is, for the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
21 Aug 2012

Kenya

Teresia and Peter's Story: HIV Testing in Kenya

Lynn Schreiber Teresia bustles around her tiny straw-roofed house, arranging enough furniture for our delegation of new media journalists and bloggers to sit. She and her husband listen attentively as they are read the information and disclosure…

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Other
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
02 Aug 2012

Kenya

Can Kenya Break New Family Planning Ground?

AMIE NEWMAN June 25, 2012 It's not an overstatement to say that women's health care including care during pregnancy and childbirth, and family planning, has been neglected in Kenya. For all but the wealthiest in this nation, access…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
04 Jul 2012

Kenya

"How to Put on a Condom", A Home Visit for HIV Testing

AMIE NEWMAN June 25, 2012 We trail along with two HIV home-visit health workers who work with the CDC Kenya (Centers for Disease Control) to visit with a family in a remote area in the Nyanza province. “Mama…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
26 Jun 2012

Kenya

How Mothers Pay It Forward

SHARON D’AGOSTINO May 21, 2012 Riding in a van several hours beyond Nairobi, I noticed a roadside sign for a nearby hospital. For me, the word “hospital” triggers an image of a large building bustling with nurses, doctors,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
22 May 2012

Kenya

A Kenyan Farmer’s Perspective

I am a small scale farmer. I am also a communications practitioner with the Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA) in Africa, which works to achieve sustainable, agricultural growth through smallholder farms. I recently travelled to my…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
20 May 2011

Kenya

Kenya: Kibera Residents Welcome New Vaccine

A maze of shacks, mud, and open sewers on the edge of Nairobi, Kibera is one of the biggest slums in the world. It could have as many as one million residents, though nobody knows for sure. Health care in…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
08 Apr 2011

Kenya + 8 more

Bill Gates to call for united action to support world's poorest farmers

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to announce $120 million in new agriculture grants DES MOINES, Iowa -- Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, on Thursday will urge governments, donors, researchers, farmer groups, environmentalists, and others to set…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Gates Foundation
Posted:
21 Mar 2011