* Cartels sell water to slum dwellers at hugely inflated
KERICHO, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the stream in his village in Kenya's western Kericho County dried up 15 years ago, Wilson Towett had to ferry water each day from another river several kilometres away during the two-year dry spell that followed.
* Lamu got only 10% of the rain it usually sees each rainy
UMOJA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Jane Nolmongen's husband banished her from their family home in northern Kenya after discovering she had been raped by a British soldier, she went somewhere she knew she would be safe: a village entirely run by women, where men are not allowed.
KISIMA VILLAGE, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tribal leaders in northern Kenya pledged on Friday to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and child marriage in their communities, a step hailed by President Uhuru Kenyatta as "an important milestone" in boosting girls' rights.
LAKE BARINGO, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For 50 years, Ester Yokoi has been drinking water from Kenya's Lake Baringo, and for 50 years it has been poisoning her.
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a sunny Saturday morning, Waswa Wekesa stood outside his family's four-bedroom home in a middle-class Nairobi suburb and tried to understand how the government could raze it to the ground.
AHERO, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Under the scorching sun, farmer Dennis Onyango was replanting his rice fields yet again in Ahero, a town in southwest Kenya, after his entire crop of seedlings had been wiped out by floods - for the third time this year.
MAHIGA-MERU, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After desert locusts invaded her farm in central Kenya, Mary Muthoni, 61, ran around her maize fields shouting and banging on an old iron sheet in a desperate attempt to drive them away.
KAPCHEBOI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A few months ago, the idea of coming home with a hoe in one hand and a sack of freshly harvested potatoes in the other was only a dream for Rachel Korir.