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Live from Kakuma

Kakuma refugee camp, in Kenya, is the site of TEDxKakumaCamp. It is the first event of its kind to take place at a refugee camp.

Kids of Kakuma

TIME for Kids travels to Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya to learn what life is like for children who live and go to school there.

A Visit to Narok

Journalist Janelle Richards traveled to Narok, a mostly Maasai area located a few hours from Nairobi. In this blog post she writes about her experience conducting interviews in the area.

Inside a Kenyan Wildlife Nursery

Journalist Janelle Richards visited the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi, Kenya, where a team is working to save the lives of elephants and stop poaching in the region.

July 17, 2018

Restorative Businesses

Esha Chhabra

Entrepreneurs and investors are rewriting the rules of business, challenging conventional growth principles to build an economy fueled by transparency and equality.

April 16, 2018

A Special Kind of School

Jaime Joyce

What does it mean to be a refugee? What is it like to live in and go to school at a refugee camp? "A Special Kind of School" takes young readers to Kenya to visit the classrooms of refugee students.

June 06, 2016

Truck Crashes Dent East Africa Economy

Beatrice Obwocha

Crashes by heavy commercial vehicles not only lead to loss of lives but also have a negative impact to the economy in East Africa.

April 08, 2016

How Al Shabaab Keeps Kenya in Its Crosshairs

Zach Fannin, Nick Schifrin

A rare, detailed look at one of the world’s most important battles against terrorism. PBS NewsHour goes on the front lines as Al Shabaab tries to terrorize and recruit inside of Kenya.

January 22, 2016

In Limbo: Kenya’s Exodus to Europe

Wairimu Michengi

As more Africans risk their lives trying to leave their homelands, people in one area of rural Kenya rely on a woman who has built a career on safely transporting them to Europe.

December 23, 2015

Kenya Abandons the Northeast to Al Shabab

Ariel Zirulnick, Will Swanson

Al Shabab targeted non-Somali Kenyans in the northeast, sending them fleeing to safer parts of Kenya. Now the region must stand on its own.

December 09, 2015

Ending AIDS

Jon Cohen

An on-the-ground look at efforts in Africa and the United States to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

September 25, 2014

Saving Kenya’s Mothers

Paul Nevin, Adiba Khan

Kenya continues to lose 7,000 mothers to preventable deaths each year. If the solutions are known, why has there been so little progress in saving their lives?

Meet the Journalist: Peg Tyre

"Bridge International Academies" is a for-profit company that seeks to educate some of the world’s poorest children. Its Silicon Valley investors call it “revolutionary.” Others are skeptical.

Another Win for "The End of AIDS?"

Pulitzer Center-supported PBS NewsHour series wins a 2017 Communication Award from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Privatizing Education in Africa

This week: for-profit schools in the most impoverished places; identifying bodies from the U.S.-Mexico border; and age-based asylum in Sweden.

To End AIDS: Addressing Community Needs

Students develop solutions for challenges in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment. Students will conduct in-depth research on their issues, create proposals, and present them.

Exploring Downstream: Water Resources

Through this webquest, students use several different projects on the "Downstream" web portal to examine the impact of water resources on a wide range of communities around the world.

A Right to Water for Everyone?

This is a multi-week unit on water rights and access. Students examine the causes of water shortages across the globe and explore solutions to ensure that all people have access to clean, safe...