NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the last three months, teacher Faith Njeri has been a regular customer at a courier service office in Nairobi, collecting parcels sent from her village three hours drive north of the capital.
MERU COUNTY, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For many farmers in Kenya, a bout of prolonged rain and flooding, as the East African nation has experienced since March, can wipe out a whole season of crops. But for herb grower Silas Mutuma, heavy rains often mean a year of solid profits.
KIRWIRE VILLAGE, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Gideon Gitonga inspected his avocado orchard in central Kenya with military precision, revealing that some of the fruit were tinged with a worryingly familiar yellow color.
MAUA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A sweet scent filled the air as workers dressed in white gumboots, aprons and hats mixed ingredients and rolled out dough at a modern factory in central Kenya, the only one of its kind in Meru County.
MUKURWEINI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In parts of Kenya along the Tana River, heavy rainfall has long brought inundation, landslides and losses of homes and property.
ISHIARA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It's early morning and Moses Njiru 43, has an array of household chores lined up before heading to his job as a cattle broker.
LAIKIPIA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Armed with rakes, hoes and machetes, a group of ranchers hacked at the spiky cactus plants sprouting all over their land, chopping them into pieces and carting them off in wheelbarrows.
MAWENI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Outside a small, secluded house in Maweni village, a group of about 150 farmers sat together in the sweltering heat to talk about a topic giving them all sleepless nights: water.
OLOMAYIANA, Kenya, March 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
I n this Maasai village, where cattle have long been a symbol of
wealth and pride, “I hope your cattle are well” is the most
common greeting among friends and neighbours.
KAMATUNGU, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As Mary Mbaka tended to the crops on her farm in central Kenya, she wondered if she could rely on recent heavy rains to keep them watered, or if she should be preparing for a dry spell.