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Finding Resilience: How ACDI/VOCA Helps Communities Adapt to Shocks

When climate disasters, conflicts, and other crises occur, a community’s capacity to withstand the shocks and adapt to them is …

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Women’s Group Boosts Incomes & Resilience in Kenya

In Kenya’s Northern Frontier, at the edge of Marsabit National Park, rests Karare town. Nondescript to passersby, Karare serves as …

Widow Rebounds from Adversity through Kenya LMS Support

Kuresha Bile, a mother and widowed farmer in central Kenya, has seen it all. In 2009, her life crumbled around …

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USAID Kuza

USAID Kuza is an Associate Award under the Feed the Future Kenya Livestock Market Systems Activity, a Leader with Associates (LWA) …

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Resilience Learning Activity (RLA)

The Resilience Learning Activity (RLA) is an Associate Award under the Feed the Future Kenya Livestock Market Systems Activity, a …

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Feed the Future Kenya Activity Provides Grants to Young Women to Expand STEM Studies

Over the last several years, Kenyan universities and institutions of higher learning have seen a decline in students taking Science, …

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Wyanie Bright

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Are Kenya’s Mobile Lending Apps Solving or Perpetuating Debt?

A recent article published by Boston Review explored the pitfalls of digital finance and mobile lending apps in Kenya, a …

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Cash Transfers Help Ultra-Poor Women Become Entrepreneurs in Northern Kenya

Paulina Adapal Paen never thought she could be a businesswoman. Raising five children on her own, she was struggling just …

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Kenyan Youth Boost Self-Reliance through Job Skills Training Provided by Feed the Future Activity

Youth in Northern Kenya face a variety of challenges, including a lack of skills, poverty, and unemployment. After completing his …

Kenya Activity Empowers Women through Training & Asset Transfer

In Northern Kenya men traditionally manage their families’ livestock assets as producers, traders, and protectors against rustlers. Women, on the …

Keeping Girls in School in Northern Kenya

Dressed in her new uniform, Fardosa Boya, 12, walked toward the entrance of the school. It was the beginning of …