By Ansa Varughese
Droughts have become more frequent and longer over the last three decades. For the most vulnerable, like Ana Mana, the absence of rainfall means the constant threat of hunger.
By Alyssa Melillo
Turkana girls face many challenges on the road to graduation.
By Michael Ruiz
For hundreds of years, the Turkana, the pastoral people of this land, have led a nomadic life. But Simon Ekaale said goodbye to all that when he built the neighborhood’s first electro-hut.
By Dipti Kumar and Ansa Varughese
Beyond allowing the institute to function at lower cost and become self-sufficient in energy, another goal of the projects is to help the surrounding Turkana community.
By Rebecca Anzel
With the press of a large green button, the machine – an 8-foot tower of silver cylinders, black boxes and tubes – hummed to life.
By Frank Posillico
What makes a person Turkana? That is a question that changes depending on whom you talk to in the northern desert region of Kenya.
By Khloe Meitz
On the northern bank of the Turkwel River, the garden where Rose worked stood out as an oasis in a vast, semi-arid expanse of thorny acacias and beige sand.
By Lindsey Welling
The shores of Lake Turkana are home to many fishermen. Their traditions include making nets and singing songs.