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Peter Murphy

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The problems are so many in this dry and remote area in western Kenya that it could be easy to despair of finding solutions. Over the past few days I have been hearing a few of them:Lack of clean...
Korobei Reflect member addresses community meeting in Kadogoi
The women of Maunguja, a small village about 45 minutes inland from lush Bamburi beach in Mombasa, have a problem – water. An old colonial water system has broken and been patched up over and over...
women spend hours filling containers from a trickle of water
I thought these cameras were just gadgets to play with until today,one woman remarked when we had just finished reviewing a photo display and a video with the group. But now I understand what we...
Women viewing their selection of images about the waste dump in their community
I’ve watched the past few days news from Goma in eastern Congo with a ghastly sense of déjà vu. Four years ago, to the day, I was in Goma, at that time still precariously held by the government army...
The treaty between Lesotho and South Africa under which dams are being built in the Lesotho highlands states that, "the standard of living and the income of persons displaced... shall not be reduced...
"I can't really expain how I feel", Sechaba Khatleli responds to the news that his field down in Lesotho's highland Senqu valley is going to be flooded by the Polihali dam. Fields in the valley are...
After last year's disastrous harvest which delivered a fraction of previous yields, Malekheto Mokoatle's husband has had to leave the family home high up in the mountains of Lesotho to seek work in...
The small village of Polihali, is perched high above the spectacular gorge of the Senqu river and has suffered from climate change like the rest of Lesotho. Poor farmers struggle to survive from thin...
Malisemelo is a widow of 60, but isn't making any plans for retirement. She's head of the household responsible for feeding six others - her son, and five grandchildren, including one orphan.Her...