Tunisia Races to Protect Cultural Sites

Tunisia Races to Protect Cultural Sites

Reading Time: 2 minutes THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION Tunisia is making a push to protect its endangered archaeological sites and rich cultural heritage.  These sites often are looted or damaged…

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Early Warning Tool Predicts Water Wars

Early Warning Tool Predicts Water Wars

Reading Time: 2 minutes THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION Researchers are using a monitoring tool that tracks water supplies worldwide and factors in social, economic and demographic data to forecast water-related…

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ATMs in Kenya  Dispense Camel Milk

ATMs in Kenya Dispense Camel Milk

Reading Time: 2 minutes THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION Photo by THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION Halima Sheikh Ali is the proud owner of one of the few ATMs in Wajir town in…

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Fog Catchers Conjure Water Out of Moroccan Mist

Fog Catchers Conjure Water Out of Moroccan Mist

Reading Time: 2 minutes THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION Growing up on Mount Boutmezguida in southwest Morocco, Khadija Ghouate never imagined that fog would change her life. Every day Ghouate and…

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Repair Shop Gives Former Child Soldiers Fresh Start

Repair Shop Gives Former Child Soldiers Fresh Start

Reading Time: 2 minutes THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION As a young boy chasing chickens on his parents’ farm in northern Uganda, Louis Lakor dreamed of becoming a teacher. But when…

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For Clean Drinking Water in Kenya, Just add Sunshine

For Clean Drinking Water in Kenya, Just add Sunshine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Story and photos by THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION On a sunny afternoon in Western Kenya, Eunice Shigali filled a 10-liter jerry can with water, then unfolded…

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Malawi Calls on Army to Protect Forests

Malawi Calls on Army to Protect Forests

Reading Time: 2 minutes THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION Malawi’s government is trying a new strategy to protect its fast-dwindling forests: sending in the Army. With deforestation threatening the capital’s water…

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Ethiopian Entrepreneurs Turn to beekeeping

Ethiopian Entrepreneurs Turn to beekeeping

Reading Time: 2 minutes THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION Beekeeper Ayenalem Ketema is the proud owner of three hives, which have produced enough honey for the young Ethiopian to build a…

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Footballer Launches Campaign to Help Boko Haram Victims

Footballer Launches Campaign to Help Boko Haram Victims

Reading Time: 2 minutes THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION Africa’s most decorated footballer, Samuel Eto’o, is appealing for funding to help people escaping violence in Nigeria and Cameroon, and he warned…

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