Self Help Africa

Robert's Daily Dairy Routine

Dan Griffin | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK
Dan Griffin

The moon still casts a silver glow over Legetio when Robert Ndeno gets up to milk the cows. Every morning at 6 am the 24-year-old 'shamba boy' makes his way across the dew-soaked grass to the small wooden hut.

Cleaning Up the Streets of Rongai

Dan Griffin | Posted 29.09.2012 | UK
Dan Griffin

It's difficult to describe Rongai without mentioning the litter. It's everywhere, strewn across the streets and piled in the drainage ditches; it's worse in the back alleys, where great mounds of rubbish accumulate beside buildings.

Fish Farming a Growth Enterprise for Rural Kenyans

Dan Griffin | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK
Dan Griffin

About 500 tilapia fish swim about in a brackish pond at the back of Margaret Wanjika's house at the base of Visoy Hill.

Homeless and in Rags...The Perils of Mental Illness in Africa

Dan Griffin | Posted 26.09.2012 | UK
Dan Griffin

There is something universally human about a smile--a friendly reminder between people of different races, cultures, ethnicities that we share something in common, some fundamental humanness.

The Road to A Village In Africa

Dan Griffin | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK
Dan Griffin

The main highway through the heart of Kenya is crowded with trucks and boda bodas (bicycle taxis), a winding paved road that stretches from Mumbasa on the coast, west through the Rift Valley, and eventually across the border into Uganda.