Tanzania

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The trouble with Maasai boys

<Uwiro, Tanzania – A drought in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in northwest Tanzania claimed the lives of more than 200 children…

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Rats! The best noses for finding landmines

Unlike a dog, Abraham will not form personal bonds with his trainers, thus making it easier to send him around the world. Abraham, and his fellow giant African pouched rats, their full name, are the perfect weapon in the effort to de-mine the world.

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Bringing better nutrition to Tanzania’s farmers

Six percent of children were characterized as wasted (critically below healthy weight for the appropriate age group) in September 2012. Last month, that number reached zero after a steady decline. More children are considered on target now than a year ago by more than 10 percentage points.