Archive for month November, 2015

  • November 28, 2015

    A too...

    According to the 2014 National Aids Control Council, in Kenya, 21 per cent of those living with HIV are youth between ages 15-24. In 2010, when John Kyalo, now a thespian with Kibera vision, were proved to be positive, he was just 16.

  • November 25, 2015

    Why the...

    ‘An extremely poor nomadic tribe which wanders across the states of central India’ is how one would define the Sehariya tribe. As all Indian castes and tribes, Sehariya tribe has a mythical origin: they are companions of tigers. An allusion to their bravery

  • November 16, 2015

    Don’t forget...

    On 25 April 2015, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal. Thousands of people were killed, tens of thousands of people were injured, and hundreds of thousands of homes were damaged or destroyed. A second major earthquake struck Nepal less than three weeks later

  • November 11, 2015

    Fear of...

    Imagine being at the airport, ready to take your flight. You are waiting for checking in with all the other passengers, when a police officer approaches you. There is no particular reason he does so, he just stops, forcing you to go to a separate room for additional controls

  • November 8, 2015

    Back to...

    For far too many children in Kenya, hunger is not just a missed meal here and there. It is the reason they can hardly keep their eyes on the board; the reason they will not show up at school tomorrow.

  • November 6, 2015

    How non-conventional...

    The key load would come from agricultural and irrigation uses, which are subsidized. Disperse villages require huge investment for grid based infrastructures, which will not be recouped by the utility companies.

  • November 3, 2015

    Why the...

    In the past few weeks, during and after the UN general assembly, there has been so much hype about the Sustainable Development Goals inside and outside the development industry

  • November 2, 2015

    On the...

    There have been strides made towards rural electrification in India. According to official statistics, most states in the country have electrified over 96% of their villages, some like Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have reached 100% of electrified villages