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"We Ran For Our Lives," by Leah Okeyo

by Leah Okeyo ( This article was received by World Pulse editors on Wednesday, February 13. ) … Read More»

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"No Media, No Gatherings, No School": An Update from Auma in Migori, Kenya

I spoke at length with PulseWire user Auma via Skype this evening. She sends this update from Kenya: … Read More»

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My heart's desire

I have a strong vision for supporting women in sub Sahara Africa. I have worked with over 49 different cooperatives both men and women in sub Sahara Africa. … Read More»

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African Women and Water Conference

Organized by: A Single Drop, Crabgrass, GreenBelt Movement, GROOTS-Kenya, Women’s Earth Alliance … Read More»

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Offer: Handmade necklaces to support Kenyan women with HIV

From a friend: I just got back from a quite adventurous trip to Kenya where I worked with the Tumaini AIDS group and lived for a couple weeks in the urban slum of Lenana, outside of Nairobi. … Read More»

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Women and WaterAid Issue Sheet (PDF file, 4 pages)

This issue sheet offers a broad overview of how women's work, health and well-being is impacted by water issues, primarily in Africa and Asia. It concludes with a summary of women taking the issue into their own hands. "In Africa and Asia women are generally responsible for collecting water for their families. On average, in rural Africa, women spend 26% of their time collecting water, which often means having to walk five miles or more to the nearest water source. … Read More»

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Home from South Africa

We all know that the HIV/AIDs is wrecking havoc in Africa. Yet we rarely hear the stories of the courage and capacity of women on the front lines of this panedemic. … Read More»

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Regional Updates from World Pulse Media's Daily Editorial Files***

Searching for information about a certain region? You're in the right place. These feeds are updated daily to provide PulseWire users with quick access to relevant information published outside of our site. With the help of RSS technology (tips and training below), our volunteer researchers monitor a multitude of global news sites and blogs each day. ***The Daily Editorial Files are a service of World Pulse Media (www.worldpulsemagazine.com). Information included here is not verified or endorsed by either PulseWire or World Pulse staff. … Read More»

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