Planet Forward
Get an up-close look at how Mary Njenga's briquette formula can produce cheap, clean fuel and a sustainable business for women in Kenya for about two cents each.
The George Washington University
GWU students are running a crowdfunding campaign to help bring clean-burning cookstove fuel briquettes to more women in Africa.
Video by Matt Seedorff and Leor Reef
Video by Matt Seedorff and Leor Reef
George Washington University
Paul Tergat went from running 6 miles to school and back as a kid just to get one meal to being an Olympic athlete and marathon world record holder with the help of a school meal program.
NAIROBI, Kenya – Three Kenyan women saw a problem in their country: payment delays and unfair practices in the largest industry around, agriculture. They came together to find a solution: M-Farm.
Director of Academic Adventures, Planet Forward
NAIROBI, Kenya - Clean water is a given in most of the US, but in Kenya fair access needs a machine like Quench.
Director of Academic Adventures, Planet Forward
KIBERA, Kenya – In the largest slum in Kenya, even if families can get food they might not have the tools to cook it safely. Meet Mary Njenga, a Kenyan scientist developing a cleaner, cheaper cooking fuel.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Follow Our Travels in Africa As part of our Feeding The Planet initiative, we sent a team from The George Washington University abroad. Dr. Imani Cheers and two Planet Forward Explorer Fellows, Sara Snyder and Gabrielle Demczuk, traveled through... Read More
Planet Forward/GWU
Sara Snyder reflects on Explorers in Africa.
Planet Forward/GWU
NAIROBI, Kenya -- Using charcoal dust, soil and water to more efficiently and cheaply cook in Africa's largest slum.
A photo set of Tanzanian farms and markets.