#578 — Landslides/Floods

__________________________________________________ This is a town in West Pokot covered by a landslide. As you can see, the side of the hill collapsed and the dirt just covered the town. West Pokot is part of the descent from the Kenyan highlands to the bottom of the Rift Valley so there are many steep hillsides which are prone to landslides like this. READ MORE

Clean Energy Africa #15 — Volkswagen Brings Electric Vehicles to Rwanda

In order to tackle global warming, end pollution from gas/diesel vehicles, and stop endless wars for oil, the world needs to move as quickly as possible from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles to electric vehicles. The world’s big automobile manufacturers have been slow to make this necessary move because they have substanital resources tied up in ICE factories where they READ MORE

#574 — Merry-Go-Rounds

One of Burundi’s Friends Women’s Association’s self-help groups. I am a widow. Being a member of one of the self-help groups at FWA has helped me to purchase iron sheets for my small house. Indeed, my group gave me a loan to buy the sheets. And I have now paid back the loan. This has encouraged me. Now I can READ MORE

#573 — Harvesting

This is a picture of our maize (corn) harvest from one of our two acres. The two acres will give us about thirty 200 pound bags (90 bushels) of maize. We will use about ten bags and will sell the rest to cover the cost and, if the price is good, some profit. While the rains were over a month READ MORE