Kenya

Young girl chasing locusts away from field by waving shawl (© Ben Curtis/AP Images)

Taking on a billion locusts in the Greater Horn of Africa

Learn how the United States is helping several African countries control billions of locusts that are threatening crops and communities.
Smiling woman standing with arms folded in open-sided building (Bobby Neptune/USAID)

A place to trade in Kenya

With help from the U.S. Agency for International Development, women are connecting to growing markets in drought-prone northern Kenya. Meet one of them.
Close-up photo of wheat stalks (© Ted S. Warren/AP Images)

More U.S. wheat available for Kenya

Thanks to a new agricultural agreement that expands economic relations, Kenyans can now buy wheat grown anywhere in the United States.
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PEPFAR gives hope … and health [video]

The U.S. global AIDS relief initiative PEPFAR has helped millions of people since it was created in 2003. Meet one of them.
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Keeping weapons away from terrorists in Africa

From securing pathogens in research hospitals to eliminating small arms in conflict zones, the U.S. is helping African governments protect their people.
Melania Trump feeding a baby elephant (© Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

First ladies share goals for children, wildlife conservation in Kenya

During her visit to Kenya, first lady Melania Trump visited a home for children separated from their mothers and fed a baby elephant at a rescue facility.
A black woman surrounded by flowers looking at a phone (© AP Images)

Chile and Kenya offer fertile ground for social entrepreneurs

Business leaders looking to launch enterprises to make the world a better place will find support and opportunities in Santiago, Chile, and Nairobi, Kenya.
Kenyan children standing outside (© AP Images)

See why Kenya’s child TB deaths are expected to fall

Kenya will be the first country to roll out a national program providing TB medicines in sweet flavors to encourage children to take their full doses.
Two runners standing side-by-side with arms around each other (© Getty Images/Patrick Smith)

From Kenya to U.S. Army to Olympics in Brazil

See the #RoadtoRio for these Kenyan-born runners who immigrated to the U.S., joined the Army and now are set to compete in track and field.