We are an NGO in Africa working in a very different way than most. We believe that development must come from within, not outside African communities. That it is Africans themselves who must determine Africa’s future.
Fatima Jibrell's story is one of love for her people and the environment that supports their way of life, learn how she turned her vision of peace and conservation into reality.
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Meet Adan Hussein Keyna and Aretha Yunis. Not so long ago, the idea of rice production in Kenya’s arid and semiarid lands, dominated by pastoralist communities, would have raised more than a few eyebrows. Nestled in a small village some 90 kilometers from the closest town, a group of families - all livestock keepers - are challenging those perceptions.
Welcome to East Africa— a rich tapestry of wonder and beauty. However, with environmental degradation, poverty, hunger, and conflict, the fabric is torn. Foreign aid helps, though rarely addressing problems at their source. But what if there was a grassroots solution? A way for East Africans to weave their own story of change?
Year by year, we have grown steadily, developing and strengthening our relationships with communities on the ground. We have expanded our work, first within Somalia and then to Kenya and South Sudan.
This is how we changed the story in 2014.
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